Sherwin Bitsui

Sherwin Bitsui calls himself an ecopoet; his poems are imagistic, surreal, and rich with details of the landscape of the Southwest. He has published three collections--Dissolve, Flood Song, and Shapeshift.

Bitsui is the recipient of a Whiting Award, an American Book Award, and the PEN Book Award. His poems have appeared in Narrative, Black Renaissance Noir, American Poet, The Iowa Review, LIT, and elsewhere. He is Diné of the Todí­ch’ii’nii (Bitter Water Clan), born for the Tlizí­laaní­ (Many Goats Clan), and has received fellowships from the Lannan Foundation and the Native Arts & Culture Foundation.