Audio Recording Sherwin Bitsui reads and discusses From Dissolve on July 20, 2020. From Dissolve

Sherwin Bitsui reads and discusses From Dissolve
Audio recording of poet reading and discussing poem.

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Title

  • Sherwin Bitsui reads and discusses From Dissolve on July 20, 2020.

Other Title

  • From Dissolve

Summary

  • Sherwin Bitsui reads and discusses his poem "From Dissolve" on July 20, 2020, from his studio in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Bitsui (Diné) is originally from White Cone, Arizona, on the Navajo Reservation. He is the author of Shapeshift (University of Arizona Press, 2003), Flood Song (Copper Canyon Press, 2009), and Dissolve (Copper Canyon Press, 2018). In addition to teaching at the Institute of American Indian Arts, he is a member of the faculty at Northern Arizona University.

Names

  • Bitsui, Sherwin, 1975- author, speaker.
  • Library of Congress. Poetry and Literature Center, sponsor.

Created / Published

  • 2020.

Headings

  • -  American poetry--Indian authors
  • -  American poetry--21st century
  • -  Indians of North America--Poetry

Genre

  • Poetry
  • Poetry readings (Sound recordings)
  • Sound recordings
  • Digital photographs--Color--2010-2020

Notes

  • -  Living Nations, Living Words: A Collection of First Peoples Poetry (AFC 2020/004: 43) Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
  • -  In English; salutation in Diné.

Medium

  • 1 audio file (0:05:00) : digital, wav
  • 1 photograph : digital, jpg, color
  • 2 manuscripts (4 pages) : digital, pdf

Source Collection

  • Living Nations, Living Words: A Collection of First Peoples Poetry AFC 2020/004

Repository

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2020785243

Rights Advisory

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  • Sherwin Bitsui, ["Blueing under a dimming North Star,"] from Dissolve. Copyright © 2018 by Sherwin Bitsui. Reprinted with the permission of The Permissions Company, LLC on behalf of Copper Canyon Press. Photo courtesy of photographer Ungelbah Davila.

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Online Format

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  • audio
  • pdf

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Credit line: Living Nations, Living Words (AFC 2020/004), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Bitsui, Sherwin, Author, Speaker, and Sponsor Library Of Congress. Poetry And Literature Center. Sherwin Bitsui reads and discusses From Dissolve on. 2020. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2020785243/.

APA citation style:

Bitsui, S. & Library Of Congress. Poetry And Literature Center, S. (2020) Sherwin Bitsui reads and discusses From Dissolve on. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2020785243/.

MLA citation style:

Bitsui, Sherwin, Author, Speaker, and Sponsor Library Of Congress. Poetry And Literature Center. Sherwin Bitsui reads and discusses From Dissolve on. 2020. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2020785243/>.