Linda Hogan is the Former Faculty at Indian Arts Institute, Writer in Residence for The Chickasaw Nation, and Professor Emerita from the University of Colorado, is an internationally recognized public reader, speaker, and writer of poetry, fiction, and essays.
In July, 2014, Dark. Sweet. New and Selected Poems, was published from Coffee House Press. Her other books are Indios (Wings Press, 2012) – long poem and also a one woman performance piece – Rounding the Human Corners (Coffee House Press, April 2008, Pulitzer nominee) and the well-regarded novel People of the Whale (Norton, August 2008). Works include novels Mean Spirit, a winner of the Oklahoma Book Award, the Mountains and Plains Book Award, and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. This is a book about the oil book in Oklahoma, affecting numerous tribal nations Solar Storms, a finalist for the International Impact Award, and and New York Times Notable Book of Year. Power was also a finalist for the International Impact Award in Ireland. It was based on the killing of a Florida Panther, a most endangered species.
Hogan recently finished a new book of poems, A History of Kindness, as well as a novel, The Mercy Liars. Her most recent book of essays is The Radiant Life of Animals, the title taken from her chapter on Traditional Indigenous Knowledge and animals in a new book on Tradition Ecological Knowledge from Oxford University Press.