Joan Naviyuk Kane

Joan Naviyuk KaneSAR Indigenous Writer-in-Residence ArtistAn accomplished poet, Inupiaq writer Joan Kane received her MFA from Columbia University in 2006 and her undergraduate degree from Harvard College in 2000. She has published two books of poetry, The Cormorant Hunter’s Wife (NorthShore Press, 2009 & University of Alaska Press, 2012), and Hyperboreal (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2013). During her time at SAR, Kane plans to work on her novel in progress and her third poetry collection.

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