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Sherman Alexie's new chapbook is titled A Memory of Elephants.

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For all of the different controversies that have surrounded Sherman Alexie, from the banning of his book The Absolute True Diary of a Part-Time Indian to accusations of misconduct amidst the #MeToo movement, he is a phenomenally prolific and gifted writer.

An author, performer and poet, Alexie has published 26 books, won the National Endowment for the Arts Poetry Fellowship, the PEN/Hemmingway Award, the PEN/Malamud Award, the PEN/Faulkner Award, the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature and a myriad of other awards and honors.

The author talks about his new chapbook,

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