Native American Authors
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:
Author: Gloria Bird and Karen Strom
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.
Bird, Gloria. Full moon on the reservation
Greenfield Center, NY : Greenview Review Press, 1993.
Bird, Gloria; Harjo, Joy. Reinventing The Enemy’s Language
New York : W.W. Norton, 1997.
Bird, Gloria. The River of History: Prose Poems
Portland, OR : Trask House Press, 1997.
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