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Simon J. Ortiz: A Poetic Legacy of Indigenous Continuance

Native American writer from Acoma Pueblo, Simon J. Ortiz is widely regarded as one of the literary giants of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries with more than two dozen volumes of poetry, prose fiction, children's literature, and nonfiction work.

This edited volume is devoted to the depth and range of Ortiz's contribution to contemporary Native American literature and literary scholarship. Including interviews with Ortiz, short creative nonfiction essays by Native women writers and scholars, and innovative critical discussions by a dozen scholars.

The range of scholarship herein sheds light on the larger historical, cultural, and political factors that have shaped Native writing over the last four decades.