Joan Kane

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Joan Naviyuk Kane
reading at Lannan Center, 2014
reading at Lannan Center, 2014
NationalityAmerican
Alma materHarvard College;
Columbia University
GenrePoet, novelist

Joan Naviyuk Kane is an Inupiaq American poet. In 2014, Kane was the Indigenous Writer-in-Residence at the School for Advanced Research.[1] She was also a judge for the 2017 Griffin Poetry Prize. Kane was awarded the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship in 2018.[2]

Life[edit]

Joan Kane is Inupiaq, and has family from King Island and Mary's Igloo, Alaska .[3] She graduated from Harvard College with a BA and earned an M.F.A from Columbia University.[4]

She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts with her sons.

Awards[edit]

  • 2004 John Haines Award from Ice Floe Press
  • 2006 Walt Whitman Award semi-finalist by the Academy of American Poets
  • 2007 Rasmuson Foundation Individual Artist Award[5]
  • 2009 Whiting Award [6]
  • 2009 National Native Creative Development Program Longhouse Education and Cultural Center Grantee [7]
  • 2010 Alaska Native Writers on the Environment Award [8]
  • 2012 Donald Hall Prize in Poetry from AWP[9]
  • 2013 Native Arts and Cultures Foundation Literature Fellowship [10]
  • 2013 Rasmuson Foundation Artist Fellowship[11]
  • 2014 Indigenous Writer-in-Residence at School for Advanced Research[12]
  • 2014 American Book Award for Hyperboreal
  • 2016 Tuttle Creative Residency.
  • 2016 Rasmuson Foundation Individual Artist Award.
  • 2016 Aninstantia Foundation Artist Award.
  • 2017 Lannan Foundation Residency Fellowship.
  • 2018 John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship[13]
  • 2019 Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University Fellowship[14]

Works[edit]

  • "Insomnia at North", AGNI, 3/2006
  • Due North, Columbia University, 2006
  • Cormorant Hunter’s Wife, NorthShore Press, 2009, ISBN 9780979436529; University of Alaska Press, 2012, ISBN 9781602231573
  • Hyperboreal. University of Pittsburgh Press. 21 October 2013. ISBN 978-0-8229-7914-2.
  • Milk Black Carbon. University of Pittsburgh Press. 2017. ISBN 978-0-8229-6451-3
  • The Straits. Voices from the American Land, 2015. V.4, Issue 2
  • A Few Lines in the Manifest. Albion Books. 14 May 2018.
  • Sublingual. Finishing Line Press. 2 November 2018. ISBN 978-163534769-2
  • Another Bright Departure. CutBank Books. March 2019. ISBN 978-1-9397-1730-6.

Play[edit]

  • The Gilded Tusk, won the Anchorage Museum script contest [15]

In Anthology[edit]

  • Best American Poetry, Simon & Schuster, 2015.
  • Monticello in Mind, University of Virginia Press, 2016. ISBN 978-0813938509
  • Read America(s). Locked Horns Press, 2016. ISBN 978-0990359920
  • Syncretism and Survival, Forums on Poetics. Locked Horns Press, 2017. ISBN 978-0990359937
  • Ghost Fishing: An Eco-Justice Poetry Anthology. University of Georgia Press, 2018.ISBN 9780820353159
  • The Poem's Country: Place and Poetic Practice. 2018. Pleiades Press. ISBN 978-0-9970994-1-6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lines from the north: Poet and novelist Joan Naviyuk Kane". The New Mexican. February 13, 2014. Retrieved 7 April 2014.
  2. ^ "John Simon Guggenheim Foundation | Joan Naviyuk Kane". www.gf.org. Retrieved 2018-10-11.
  3. ^ Foundation, Poetry (2019-03-01). "Joan Kane". Poetry Foundation. Retrieved 2019-03-02.
  4. ^ Foundation, Poetry (2019-03-01). "Joan Kane". Poetry Foundation. Retrieved 2019-03-02.
  5. ^ "Past Grantmaking". Rasmuson Foundation. Retrieved 2018-10-11.
  6. ^ http://www.ktva.com/ci_13671263
  7. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-07-26. Retrieved 2014-01-18.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ http://alaskaconservation.org/achievement-awards/award-winners/meet-2010-winners/
  9. ^ https://www.awpwriter.org/contests/awp_award_series_previous_winners/2012
  10. ^ http://www.nativeartsandcultures.org/individual/2013
  11. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-01-22. Retrieved 2014-01-18.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  12. ^ http://sarweb.org/index.php?artist_joan_kane
  13. ^ "John Simon Guggenheim Foundation | Joan Naviyuk Kane". www.gf.org. Retrieved 2018-10-11.
  14. ^ https://www.radcliffe.harvard.edu/people/joan-naviyuk-kane. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  15. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-07-15. Retrieved 2009-10-31.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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