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nila northSun, 1951-
northSun was born in Schurz, Nevada. Her poetry has been published in Callaloo in the special feature NEW EXPRESSIONS OF NATIVE AMERICA, Vol. 17, No. 1, Winter 1994. northSun lives in Fallon, Nevada.
Online resources by or about nila northSun:
Amazon.com talks to nila northSun
Description: A short interview with nila northSun.
Myth, Memory and Narrative: The Poetry of nila northSun
Author: Stephanie Fitzgerald
Description: A very nice site about northSun which includes biographical and bibliographical information about the poet and her works. Also offers the text of two of her poems, “what gramma said about how she came here” and “indian campground” .
Once a week
Author: nila northSun
Description: Text of nila northSun’s poem Once a week from volume 1 of Juice.
Books by nila northSun:
northSun, nila. Diet pepsi & nacho cheese : poems
Fallon, NV : Duck Down Press, 1977.
northSun, nila. Small bones, little eyes : poems
Fallon, NV : Duck Down, 1981, 1981.
northSun, nila. A snake in her mouth : poems 1974-96
Albuquerque, NM : West End Press, 1997.
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