Burn by Allison Adelle Hedge CokeBurn by Allison Adelle Hedge Coke


byAllison Adelle Hedge CokeIllustratorDustin Illetewahke Mater

Paperback | February 6, 2017

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UCR Emeritus Professor and U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera selected Allison Adelle Hedge Coke as the 2016 Library of Congress Witter Bynner Fellow. In his selection, Herrera said he sought to honor Hedge Coke “for her precision of Earth, of suffering in and out of the Rez, of the workers unnamed, open roads knitted with tin shacks, Case ’45 tractors, ancestor dust and the spirit tuned to caribou, America and song. For her translation projects of First Peoples across the entire hemisphere. For her unceasing teaching, humility, courage, and pioneering—for these offerings to the small miracles of all our voices and the galaxies they aim to call out and admire.”  Burn is a lyric testament to that legacy.

Allison Adelle Hedge Coke's books include Streaming, Blood Run, Off-Season City Pipe, Dog Road Woman, Sing: Poetry from the Indigenous Americas, Effigies, Effigies II, and Rock, Ghost, Willow, Deer. Awards include an American Book Award, King*Chavez*Parks Award, Lifetime Achievement Award Native Writers Circle of the Americas, Wordcraf...
Title:BurnFormat:PaperbackDimensions:62 pages, 6.5 × 6.5 × 0.17 inPublished:February 6, 2017Publisher:MadHat, Inc.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1941196454

ISBN - 13:9781941196458


Editorial Reviews

Burn is relentless. A smoldering, ceaseless, fever voice that tells of a consuming rage destroying mountains, bats, 150 head of Black Angus-even the water isn't safe. Masterfully written by a poet in her prime.-LeAnne Howe, author of Shell Shaker, Miko Kings: An Indian Baseball Story, and forthcoming Savage ConversationsAllison Adelle Hedge Coke's stunning work never disappoints. She writes the consuming fire-always on the original edge of remaking.-Jan Beatty, author of The Switching/Yard and Jackknife: New and Selected Poems Necessary illumination, visionary healing, groundbreaking and timely.--Juan Felipe Herrera, Poet Laureate of the United States