Maurice Kenny





Maurice Kenny


Born
in Watertown (State of New York)
August 16, 1929


Maurice Kenny, Mohawk, was born in Watertown, NY.
Maurice's work has been published in almost 100 journals, including special issues, especially on Native American writing.
In 2000, Maurice received the Elder Recognition Award from the Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers. In 1996 On Second Thought was a finalist for the Oklahoma Book Award in fiction.
Maurice's book of poems, "Blackrobe : Isaac Jogues, B. March 11, 1607, D. October 18, 1646", was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize, as was "Between Two Rivers". He is the recipient of a National Public Radio Award for Broadcasting. His book "The Mama Poems" received the American Book Award in 1984. The Bloomsbury Review cited "Wounds Beneath the Flesh" as the best anthology of 1983.

Average rating: 4.14 · 452 ratings · 39 reviews · 27 distinct works · Similar authors
Carving Hawk: New and Selec...

4.21 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 2002
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Tekonwatonti: Molly Brant: ...

4.21 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1992
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Wounds Beneath the Flesh: F...

3.80 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1987
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Greyhounding This America

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Dancing Back Strong the Nation

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On Second Thought: A Compil...

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Between Two Rivers, Selecte...

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1987
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Backward to Forward

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Stories for a Winter's Nigh...

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The Mama Poems

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1983 — 2 editions
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