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Author: Kim Shuck

Kim Shuck is an Ani Yun Wiya (Cherokee)/Polish-American poet, author, weaver, and bead-work artist who draws from Southeastern Native American culture and tradition as well as contemporary urban Indian life. She was born in San Francisco, California, and belongs to the Northern California Cherokee diaspora. She is a member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma. She earned a BA in Art (1994), and an MFA in Textiles (1998) from San Francisco State University. Her basket weaving work is influenced by her grandmother Etta Mae Rowe and the long history of California Native American basket making. She is the winner of the Diane Decorah First Book Award from the Native Writers' Circle of the Americas and the Mary Tallmountain Award for Freedom Voices. She is also one of 13 recipients of the Academy of American Poets inaugural Poets Laureate Fellowships. Her books include DEER TRAILS (City Lights Publishers, 2019), CLOUDS RUNNING IN (Taurean Horn Press, 2014), RABBIT STORIES (Poetic Matrix Press, 2013), and SMUGGLING CHEROKEE (The Greenfield Review Press, 2006), winner of the Diane Decorah award from the Native Writer's Circle of the Americas in 2005.

Clouds Running In
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Clouds Running In

Taurean Horn Press

Poetry. Native American Studies. Drawings by Marcer Campbell. "'You will know the poets by the dirt under our nails,' writes Kim Shuck in CLOUDS RUNNING IN, a spirited, witty, moving book of poetry that sings the mystical connections in everyday lif...

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Deer Trails
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Deer Trails

City Lights Publishers

Poetry. DEER TRAILS is a strongly elegiac evocation of a San Francisco that lies buried under its contemporary urban landscape, but can still be found peeking through. Native American and native San Franciscan Kim Shuck is the city's seventh poet la...

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