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Sharmagne Leland-St. John
(Pil Pal Wi Tsa (Butterfly))
, 1953-



Sharmagne Leland-St. John, a 2007 Pushcart Prize for Poetry nominee, is a Native American poet, concert performer, lyricist, artist, and film maker. She is the Editor in-Chief of the poetry e-zine Quill and Sharmagne spends time between her home in the Hollywood Hills, in Southern California and her fishing lodge on the Stillaguamish River in the Pacific Northwest. She tours the United States, Canada, and England, as a performance poet, either solo or with her band of poets “Poetry in Motion.”

Awards and Honors

Pushcart Prize nominee 2007


Online resources by or about Sharmagne Leland-St. John:

Sharmagne Leland-St.John poetry
Author: Word Catalyst Magazine
Type: etext
Description: Includes full text of four poems, two reviews of Leland-St. John’s published poetry collections, and a short biography.


Books by Sharmagne Leland-St. John:

Leland-St. John, Sharmagne. Contingencies: a third collection of poetry
Quill & Parchment Press, 2008.
Genre: Poetry
Language: English
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 9780976424420

Leland-St. John, Sharmagne. Designing movies: Portrait of a Hollywood Artist
Westport, CT : Praeger, 2006.
Genre: Biography
Language: English
Audience: All Ages
ISBN: 9780275986902

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