Native American Authors
Turcotte was raised on North Dakota’s Turtle Mountain Reservation, in the migrant camps of the western U.S., and in Lansing, MI. He currently lives in Chicago, IL and Fish Creek, WI.
Awards and Honors
1993 Gwendolyn Brooks Open-Mic Poetry Award
1997 Josephine Gates Kelly Memorial Fellowship from the Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers and Storytellers.
Online resources by or about Mark Turcotte:
Author: Mark Turcotte
Description: An online copy of the poem Foreign Shore from Turcotte’s The Feathered Heart.
Author: Mark Turcotte, Karen Strom
Description: Biographical and bibliographical information on Mark Turcotte. Includes b&w photo of the author.
Books by Mark Turcotte:
Turcotte, Mark. The feathered heart
East Lansing, MI : Michigan State University Press, 1998.
Turcotte, Mark. Songs of our ancestors : poems about Native Americans
Chicago : Childrens Press, 1995.
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