Anita Endrezze on Native American Authors

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Anita Endrezze
, 1952-


Anita Endrezze was born in Long Beach, California, and earned her M.A. from Eastern Washington University. She is an artist as well as a poet and short story writer. Endrezze’s watercolor paintings and illustrations have been reproduced in many art books. She is the author of two chapbooks and a children’s novel, published in Denmark. Her book At the Helm of Twilight won the Weyerhauser/Bumbershoot Award in 1992 and the Washington Governor’s Writers Award in 1993. Currently, she lives in Everett, Washington, where she is a storyteller, teacher and writer.

Awards and Honors

Weyerhauser/Bumbershoot Award, 1992
Washington Governor’s Writers Award, 1993


Online resources by or about Anita Endrezze:

Anita Endrezze
Author: Anita Endrezze, Karen Strom
Type: authorbio
Description: Biography and bibliography of the author. Includes b&w photo of Anita and images of her paintings.


Modern American Poetry: Anita Endrezze
Author: Cary Nelson
Type: authorbio
Description: Includes information about Anita Endrezze, her paintings, and her online writings.


Song-Maker by Anita Endrezze
Author: Karen M. Strom
Type: etext
Description: Full text of the poem Song-Maker from Anita Endrezze’s book at the helm of twilight.


Books by Anita Endrezze:

Endrezze, Anita. at the helm of twilight
Seattle : Broken Moon Press, 1992.
Genre: Poetry
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0913089265

Endrezze, Anita. The humming of stars and bees and waves : poems and short stories
Guildford : Making Waves, 1998.
Genre: Poems and Short Stories
ISBN: 1873918186

Endrezze, Anita. The north people
Marvin, S.D. : Blue Cloud Quarterly Press, 1983.
Genre: Poetry
Audience: Adult

Endrezze, Anita. Throwing fire at the sun, water at the moon
Tucson : University of Arizona Press, 2000.
ISBN: 0816519714

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