Joan Kane

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
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 Anchorage, Alaska 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]

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 [14]

In Anthology[edit]

  • Best American Poetry, Simon & Schuster, 2015.
  • Monticello in Mind, University of Virginia Press, ISBN 2016. 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. 978-0-9970994-1-62

References[edit]

External links[edit]