Adrian C. Louis on Native American Authors

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Adrian C. Louis


Adrian Louis is a poet, novelist, and former newspaper editor who has also served as a professor of English at the Oglala Lakota College on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. He is a member of the Lovelock Paiute tribe.

Awards and Honors

Nevada Writers Hall of Fame Member


Online resources by or about Adrian C. Louis:

Adrian C. Louis
Author: Adrian C. Louis
Type: bookreview
Description: Adrian Louis’ personal website. There is bibliographic information and links to other websites with information on Louis and his work.


Adrian Louis
Author: Adrian C. Louis and Karen Strom
Type: authorbio
Description: Biographical and bibliographical information about Louis.


Ploughshares: Adrian C. Louis
Author: Adrian C. Louis
Type: etext
Description: Links to the texts of several poems by Louis that appeared in back issues of Ploughshares.


Books by Adrian C. Louis:

Louis, Adrian C.. Among the dog eaters : poems
Albuquerque, N.M. : West End Press, 1992.
Genre: Poetry
ISBN: 0931122694

Louis, Adrian C.. Ancient acid flashes back : poems
Reno, Nevada : University of Nevada Press, 2000.
Genre: Poetry
ISBN: 0874173523

Louis, Adrian C.. Blood thirsty savages
Saint Louis, Mo : Time Being Books, 1994.
Genre: Poetry
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 1568090102

Louis, Adrian C.. Ceremonies of the damned : poems
Reno, Nevada : University of Nevada Press, 1997.
Genre: Poetry
ISBN: 0874173027

Louis, Adrian C.; Sweet, Denise; Northrup, Jim. Days of obsidian, days of grace : selected poetry and prose by four Native American writers
Duluth, Minnesota : Poetry Harbor, 1994.
Genre: Poetry / Prose
Audience: All Ages
ISBN: 0964198606

Louis, Adrian C.. Evil Corn
Granite Falls, MN : Ellis Press, 2004.
Genre: Poetry
Language: English
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0944024521

Louis, Adrian C.. Fire water world
Albuquerque, NM : West End Press, 1989.
Genre: Poetry
ISBN: 0931122511

Louis, Adrian C.. The Indian cheap wine seance
Providence : Gray Flannel Press, 1974.
Genre: Poetry

Louis, Adrian C.. Skins
New York : Crown Publishers, 1995.
Genre: Fiction
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0517799588

Louis, Adrian C.. Vortex of Indian fevers
Evanston, Ill. : TriQuarterly Books, 1995.
Genre: Poetry
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0810150174

Louis, Adrian C.. Wild Indians & other creatures
Reno, Nevada : University of Nevada Press, 1996.
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 0874172799

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