Leslie Silko

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Leslie Marmon Silko (born Leslie Marmon; born March 5, 1948) is a Laguna Pueblo writer and one of the key figures in the First Wave of what literary critic Kenneth Lincoln has called the Native American Renaissance. Silko was a debut recipient of the MacArthur Foundation Grant in 1981 and the Native Writers’ Circle of the Americas Lifetime Achievement Award in 1994.[1] She currently resides in Tucson, Arizona. (Information from Wikipeda)

Articles in Western American Literature:

The Only Cure Is a Dance: The Role of Night Swan in Silko’s Ceremony

“The Sterility of Their Art”: Masculinity and the Western in Leslie Marmon Silko’s Ceremony

The Radical Geography of Silko’s Almanac of the Dead

The Word Gets Around: Leslie Marmon Silko’s Theory of Narrative Survival in The Delicacy and Strength of Lace

Living In-Between: Tayo as Radical Reader in Leslie Marmon Silko’s Ceremony