Quote of the Week

I’m a method writer. In order to write about the emotion, I have to experience it. I get physically tired and exhausted, devoting hours and hours and hours to it.—Sherman Alexie

Photo of Sherman Alexie at the Texas Book Festival, Austin, Texas. Photo copyright 2007 by Larry D. Moore via Wikipedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Sherman Alexie at the Texas Book Festival, Austin, Texas. Photo copyright 2007 by Larry D. Moore via Wikipedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Sherman Alexie is an award-winning poet and fiction writer. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian won the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature in 2007. His collection War Dances won the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction in 2012. His work is widely anthologized and often challenged.

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