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November 09, 2010


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I'd like to add Sy Hoahwah to your list of Native American poets everyone should know. His recent book, Velroy and the Madischie Mafia (West End Press, 2010) is just astonishing. (See my review in World Literature Today Mar.-Apr. 2010)

Thank you so much for this informative post. I'll definitely be checking out these poets.

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