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Sherman Alexie Bibliography

Works by Sherman Alexie


The Business of Fancydancing: Stories and Poems. Brooklyn, NY: Hanging Loose Press, 1992.

I Would Steal Horses. Niagra Falls, NY: Slipstream Publications, 1993.

Old Shirts & New Skins. Los Angeles: UCLA American Indian Studies Center, 1993.

First Indian on the Moon. Brooklyn, NY: Hanging Loose Press, 1993.

Seven Mourning Songs for the Cedar Flute I Have Yet to Learn to Play. Walla Walla, WA: Whitman College Press, 1995.

Water Flowing Home. Boise: Limberlost Press, 1996.

The Summer of Black Widows. Brooklyn, NY: Hanging Loose Press, 1996.

The Man Who Loves Salmon. Boise: Limberlost Press, 1998.

One-Stick Song. Brooklyn, NY: Hanging Loose Press, 1999.


The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1993.

Reservation Blues. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1995.

Indian Killer. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1996.

Toughest Indian in the World. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2000.


Smoke Signals. New York: Hyperion Books, 1998.

Selected Essays

"I Hated Tonto (Still Do)." Los Angeles Times 28 June 1998.

"Love, Hunger, Money. . . and Other Not-So-Facetious Reasons Why the Spokane Indians Want to Bet on Casinos." High Country News 19 Sept. 1994.

"One Little Indian Boy." Edge Walking on the Western Rim: New Works by Twelve Northwest

Writers. Mayumi Tsutakawa, ed. Seattle: One Reel and Sasquatch Books, 1994.

"Superman and Me." Los Angeles Times 19 April 1998.

"White Men Can't Drum." New York Times Magazine 4 October 1992: 30.

"The Warriors." Home Field: Nine Writers at Bat. Ed. John Douglas Marshall. Seattle: Sasquatch Books, 1997.

For other bibliographic information see

 Selected Criticism

Brill de Ramirez, Susan Berry. Contemporary American Indian Literatures & the Oral Tradition. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1999. 190-99.

Gillian, Jennifer. "Reservation Home Movies: Sherman Alexie's Poetry." American Literature 68 (1996): 91-110.

McFarland, Ron. "’Another Kind of Violence’: Sherman Alexie's Poems." American Indian Quarterly 21.2 (Spring 1997): 251-64. Studies in American Indian Literatures 9.4 (1997). [Special Sherman Alexie Issue]

biblio cover.jpg (96185 bytes) Selected Interviews

Baratto, Laura. "On Tour: Writers on the Road with New Books." Hungry Mind Review Summer 1995: 22.

Bellante, John and Carl Bellante. "Sherman Alexie, Literary Rebel." Bloomsbury Review 14 (May/June 1994): 14-15, 26.

Blewster, Kelley. "Tribal Visions." Biblio 4.3 (March 1999): 22.

Brill de Ramirez, Susan Berry. "Fancy Dancer: A Profile of Sherman Alexie." Poets and Writers January/February 1999: 54-59.

Giles, Gretchen. "Author Sherman Alexie Is One Angry Young Man." Sonoma Independent 3-9 Oct. 1996.

Highway, Tomson. "Spokane Words: An Interview with Sherman Alexie."

Lee, Jodi Rave. "Seriously, Folks, He Writes Funny Stuff." Lincoln Journal Star

de Leon, Ferdinand M. "A Wild, Happy Ride for Sherman Alexie." Seattle Times 26 Oct.  1997.

Marx, Doug. "Sherman Alexie: A Reservation of the Mind." Publishers Weekly 16 Sept. 1996: 39-40.

Native America Calling RealAudio Interview. "Book of the Month: Reservation Blues." 23 June 1995.

Park, Susan. "Smoke Signals' Author Tells Students about His Real-Life Experiences. Jet City Maven 11 Nov. 1998.

West, Dennis and Joan M. "Sending Cinematic Smoke Signals: An Interview with Sherman Alexie." Cineaste 23.4 (1998): 28-31, 37.

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