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Other names  (Helen) Diane Glancy
Employer  Macalester College
Role  Poet

Name  Diane Glancy
Ethnicity  Cherokee-descent
Awards  American Book Awards
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Born  1941Kansas City, Missouri
Alma mater  Bachelor of Arts in English literature, University of Missouri, 1964; Masters degree in English, University of Central Oklahoma, 1983; Master of Fine Arts from the University of Iowa, 1988
Occupation  Poet, author and playwright; English professor
Known for  Writing literature about Native Americans
Education  University of Central Oklahoma, University of Iowa
Books  Pushing the Bear, Stone heart, Designs of the night sky, American gypsy, The Reason for Crows: A

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(Helen) Diane Glancy is an American poet, author and playwright of Cherokee descent.


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Life and career

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Glancy was born in 1941 in Kansas City, Missouri. She received her Bachelor of Arts (English literature) from the University of Missouri in 1964, then later continued her education at the University of Central Oklahoma, earning her a Masters degree in English in 1983. In 1988, she received her Master of Fine Arts from the University of Iowa.

Glancy is an English professor and began teaching in 1989 at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, teaching Native American literature and creative writing courses. Glancy's literary works have been recognized and highlighted at Michigan State University in their Michigan Writers Series.


  • American Book Award;
  • Pushcart Prize;
  • Capricorn Prize for Poetry;
  • Native American Prose Award;
  • Charles Nilon Fiction Award;
  • Five Civilized Tribes Playwrighting Prize;
  • North American Indian Prose Award;
  • The Minnesota Book Award in Poetry; and
  • Oklahoma Book Award.
  • Novels and prose works

  • Pushing the Bear: After the Trail of Tears, U Oklahoma Press: Norman (2009)
  • Stone Heart: A Novel of Sacajawea, Overlook Press (2003)
  • The Cold-and-Hunger Dance, U Nebraska Press (2002)
  • Designs of the Night Sky, U Nebraska Press (2002)
  • The Mask Maker: A Novel, U Oklahoma Press (2002)
  • The Man Who Heard the Land, Minnesota Historical Society Press (2001)
  • David: Taken from the New International Version of the Bible, IBS Publishing (2000)
  • Fuller Man, Moyer Bell Ltd. (1999)
  • The Voice that was in Travel, U Oklahoma Press (1999)
  • Flutie, Moyer Bell (1998)
  • Pushing the Bear, Harcourt Brace (1996)
  • The Closets of Heaven, Chax Press (1996)
  • Monkey Secret, TriQuarterly Books (1995)
  • The West Pole, Minnesota Center for Book Arts (1994)
  • Claiming Breath, U Nebraska Press (1992)
  • Trigger Dance, Fiction Collective Two (1990)
  • One Age in a Dream, Milkweed Editions (1986)
  • The Man Who Owns a Buffalo Trap, Central States University (1983)
  • The Woolslayer, Hadassah Press (1982)
  • Drystalks of the Moon, Hadassah Press (1981)
  • Traveling On, MyrtleWood Press (1980)
  • Poetry collections

  • Primer of the Obsolete, U Massachusetts Press (2004)
  • The Shadow’s Horse, U Arizona Press (2003)
  • The Stones for a Pillow, National Federation of State Poetry Societies Press (2001)
  • The Relief of America, Tia Chucha Press (2000)
  • (Ado)Ration, Chax Press (1999)
  • Closets of Heaven, Chax Press (1999)
  • Asylum in the Grasslands, Moyer Bell (1998)
  • Boom Town, Black Hat Press (1997)
  • Coyote’s Quodlibet, Chax Press (1995)
  • West Pole, Minnesota Center For Book Arts (1997)
  • The Only Piece of Furniture in the House, Moyer Bell (1996)
  • Red Moon Walking Woman, Just Buffalo Literary Center (1995)
  • Lone Dog’s Winter Count, West End Press (1991)
  • Iron Woman, New Rivers Press (1990)
  • Offering: Poetry and Prose, Holy Cow! Press (1988)
  • Brown Wolf Leaves the Res, Blue Cloud Quarterly (1984)
  • House on Terwilliger. House on Twenty-Fourth Street, Hadassah Press (1982)
  • Red Deer, MyrtleWood Press (1982)
  • What do People do West of the Mississippi?, MyrtleWood Press (1982)
  • The Way I Like to See a Softball Mitt, Hadassah Press (1981)
  • Plays

  • The Woman Who Was a Red Deer Dressed for the Deer Dance (1995)
  • War Cries: A Collection of Plays, Holy Cow Press (1997)
  • American Gypsy: Six Native American Plays, U Oklahoma Press (2002)
  • Cargo, Alexander Street Press (2006)
  • The Collector of a Three-Cornered Stamp, Alexander Street Press (2006)
  • The Conversion of Inversion, Alexander Street Press (2006)
  • The Distant Cry of Betelgeuse, Alexander Street Press (2006)
  • Man Red, Alexander Street Press (2006)
  • The Words of My Roaring,Alexander Street Press (2006)
  • " Without Title"
  • Non-fiction

  • Freeing the First Amendment: Critical Perspectives on Freedom of Expression, New York U Press (1995)
  • Naming Myself: Writings on Identity, Macalester College (1995)
  • References

    Diane Glancy Wikipedia