About the Author
Red Hawk was the Hodder Fellow in the Humanities at Princeton University in 1991-92 and teaches at The University of Arkansas Monitcello. His poetry collections include Journey of the Medicine Man (August House, 1983; finalist, Walt Whitman Award); The Sioux Dog Dance (Cleveland State University, 1991; runner-up, Patterson Poetry Prize); The Way of Power (Hohm Press, 1996); The Art of Dying (Hohm Press, 1999); Wreckage With A Beating Heart (Hohm Press, 2005). His nonfiction books are: Self Observation: The Awakening of Conscience (Hohm Press, 2009). His poems have appeared in The Altantic, Kenyon Review, Poetry, Atlanta Review, Shenandoah, and many others. He has two daughters, and he lives in Monticello, Arkansas, with Chandrika.