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Joan Kane Reads at Crowley Theater

Joan Naviyuk Kane is the author of Milk Black CarbonThe Straits, The Cormorant Hunter’s Wife and Hyperboreal. She has received a Whiting Writer’s Award, the Donald Hall Prize in Poetry, the USA Projects Creative Vision Award, an American Book Award, the Alaska Literary Award, and fellowships from the Rasmuson FoundationAlaska State Council on the ArtsAlaska Arts and Cultures Foundation, the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation and the School for Advanced Research.


Kane graduated from Harvard College, where she was a Harvard National Scholar, and Columbia University’s School of the Arts, where she was the recipient of a graduate Writing Fellowship. Inupiaq with family from King Island and Mary’s Igloo, she raises her children in Anchorage, Alaska, and is a faculty mentor with the low-residency MFA program at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico.


Earlier Event: March 30
Later Event: April 20
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