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Gloria Bird, 1951-


Gloria Bird was born in Washington State in 1951. She received her Bachelor’s degree in English Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon, and her Master’s degree in Literature from the University of Arizona. She is one of the founding members of the Northwest Native American Writers Association. Bird lives in Spokane, WA and works for the Spokane Tribe. She is an Associate Editor for the
Wicazo Sa Review and is on the board of Wakiknabe Theater Company.

Awards and Honors

Diane Decorah Memorial Award for Poetry


Online resources by or about Gloria Bird:

Gloria Bird
Author: Gloria Bird and Karen Strom
Type: authorbio
Description: Biographical and bibliographical information about Bird.


Books by Gloria Bird:

Bird, Gloria. A filmography for Native American education
Sante Fe, NM : Zia Cine, 1973.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult

Bird, Gloria. Full moon on the reservation
Greenfield Center, NY : Greenview Review Press, 1993.
Genre: Poetry

Bird, Gloria; Harjo, Joy. Reinventing The Enemy’s Language
New York : W.W. Norton, 1997.
Genre: Nonfiction
ISBN: 0393318281

Bird, Gloria. The River of History: Prose Poems
Portland, OR : Trask House Press, 1997.
Genre: Poetry
ISBN: 0932264131

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