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3 women go on record with NPR with detailed allegations against Sherman Alexie

After weeks of anonymous and vague accusations of sexual harassment against prominent Seattle author Sherman Alexie, three women have come forward with the first on-the-record accounts of specific allegations.

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4/20/2018

article Alexie accuser disputes IAIA officials’ accounts
(New Mexico) -- A writer and professor who is among the women alleging sexual harassment and inappropriate conduct by famed author Sherman Alexie disputes the account of...

4/10/2018

article Asher, Alexie Top ALA 'Challenged Books' List in Wake of Allegations
(USA) -- The American Library Associations's annual State of America's Libraries report, released yesterday, may have turned some heads in the publishing world...

3/22/2018

article Sherman Alexie a role model no more as Native group pulls award
(Washington) -- A Native American association has rescinded an award it gave to Sherman Alexie in 2008 for his book, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian,...

3/21/2018

article A City on a Hill: L’affaire Alexie
(Washington) -- To help understand what makes the recent sexual-harassment allegations against Seattle author Sherman Alexie situation different from your regular...

3/19/2018

article Sherman Alexie Declines Carnegie Medal; Publisher Postpones Paperback in wake of Sexual Allegations
(Washington) -- In the wake of allegations of sexual misconduct against the author from a multitude of women on and off the record, Native American author Sherman Alexie...

3/15/2018

article BANCROFT: How do we process #MeToo allegations against author Sherman Alexie?
(Florida) -- On Feb. 11, Sherman Alexie was named winner of the prestigious Carnegie Award for nonfiction for his bestselling, critically acclaimed 2017 memoir, You Don...

3/12/2018

article Sherman Alexie halts book release amid sexual harassment allegations
(Washington) -- At Sherman Alexie’s request, Hachette Book Group halted the paperback release of the Native American writer’s memoir because of numerous...

3/11/2018

article Sherman Alexie delays memoir's paperback after sexual misconduct claims
(Washington) -- The publisher of Sherman Alexie, who faces multiple allegations of sexual harassment, is postponing the paperback of his latest book. Hachette Book Group...

3/10/2018

article Hit with sexual harassment claims, Sherman Alexie declines literary prize
(USA) -- Writer Sherman Alexie has decided not to accept a prestigious literary prize he was awarded in February, as he faces multiple allegations of sexual harassment....

3/9/2018

article Beset By Sexual Harassment Claims, Sherman Alexie Declines Literary Prize
(New York) -- Writer Sherman Alexie has decided not to accept a prestigious literary prize he was awarded in February, as he faces multiple allegations of sexual...
article Sherman Alexie declines literary award
(New York) -- Sherman Alexie has declined the Carnegie Medal he received last month, the American Library Association told the Associated Press on Friday.

3/8/2018

article Does the publishing world have a Sherman Alexie problem?
(Washington) -- Sherman Alexie is a beloved native writer, filmmaker and poet. He also stands accused of sexual harassment by three women on the record, and many more...

3/6/2018

article 3 women go on record with NPR with detailed allegations against Sherman Alexie
(Washington) -- After weeks of anonymous and vague accusations of sexual harassment against prominent Seattle author Sherman Alexie, three women have come forward with...
article A new Native literary world without Sherman Alexie
(USA) -- In the forthcoming Tommy Orange novel "There There," Edwin Black, a 20-something half-Cheyenne man desperately seeks validation as Native. Raised by a...
article Multiple Women Come Forward to Accuse Sherman Alexie of Sexual Misconduct
(Washington) -- On Thursday, Sherman Alexie acknowledged in a statement the sexual harassment allegations against him, though he called some of the stories from women...
article Native American Women On Sherman Alexie: 'The Silence Was Destructive'
(Washington) -- Several women who have accused author Sherman Alexie of sexual harassment have now gone public with their stories. As this story unfolds, it’s...
article Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Sherman Alexie Rock Northwest Native and Arts Communities
(Washington) -- In the opening scenes of the documentary film United by Water, writer Sherman Alexie reads his poem ‘Powwow At The End Of The World.’
article What these women couldn’t say publicly about Sherman Alexie until now
(Washington) -- Several women who have accused author Sherman Alexie of sexual harassment have now gone public with their stories. As this story unfolds, it’s...

3/5/2018

article 'It Just Felt Very Wrong:' Sherman Alexie's Accusers Go On The Record
(Washington) -- Writer Sherman Alexie last week issued a statement admitting he "has harmed" others, after rumors and allegations began to circulate about...

3/2/2018

article BREWER: We need more Native literary giants than Sherman Alexie
(Colorado) -- In the forthcoming Tommy Orange novel There There, Edwin Black, a 20-something half-Cheyenne man desperately seeks validation as Native. Raised by a white...
article Sherman Alexie and the Longest Running #MeToo Movement in History
(Washington D.C.) -- Sherman Alexie, a well-known, successful Native writer, recently has been accused of sexually harassing a number of women, mostly Native. Although...

3/1/2018

article 'I have done things that have harmed other people': author Sherman Alexie
(Washington) -- Well-known Seattle writer Sherman Alexie addressed anonymous allegations that he has harassed multiple women in a statement Wednesday, This story was...
article Sherman Alexie apologizes amid sexual misconduct allegations
(Washington) -- Sherman Alexie, one of the country's most prominent authors, issued an apology Wednesday amid multiple allegations of sexual misconduct. "Over...
article Sherman Alexie Called Out For Sexual Misconduct For Over A Twenty-Year Period
(Washington) -- The Native American Carnegie Medal award-winning writer of 26 books and writer and producer of the movie Smoke Signals, Sherman Alexie (Spokane-Coeur d...
article UPDATED: Sherman Alexie addresses the sexual-misconduct allegations that have led to fallout
(Washington) -- Author Sherman Alexie issued a statement acknowledging that he’s hurt people over the years, addressing for the first time anonymous accusations of...

2/28/2018

article Sherman Alexie addresses the sexual-misconduct allegations that have led to fallout
(Washington) -- Prominent Seattle writer Sherman Alexie issued a statement Wednesday acknowledging that he’s hurt people over the years, addressing for the first...
article Sherman Alexie Latest in Slate of Literary Harassment Allegations
(Washington) -- National Book Award–winning author Sherman Alexie, whose prominence in the Native American writing community is perhaps unparalleled, is the latest...

2/27/2018

article Revered writer Sherman Alexie faces mounting sexual misconduct accusations
(New Mexico) -- Officials at the Institute of American Indian Arts distanced themselves Monday from one of their most celebrated educators after allegations of sexual...

2/26/2018

article Native American Lit Community Warns of Sexual Harassment Allegations Against Sherman Alexie
(Washington) -- Prominent voices within the literary community are raising the alarm against Indigenous American author Sherman Alexie, whose semi-autobiographical novel...

12/9/2017

article You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me by Sherman Alexie review – a poet and novelist’s memoir
(USA) -- Sherman Alexie has emerged as one of the US’s greatest writers. And because he has always written of the terrible beauty of Native American life with an...

9/25/2017

article Thread Book Hour: Sherman Alexie on the aftermath of the 'Native American Apocalypse'
(Minnesota) -- The "Talking Volumes" season opened Sept. 14 with Sherman Alexie, author of "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian," which...

9/24/2017

article Review: Falling in love with Sherman Alexie's beautiful ghosts
(South Carolina) -- “I cried so often writing this book,” observes Sherman Alexie. “It became a ceremony, equal parts healing and wounding.” I...

9/16/2017

article Writer Sherman Alexie is back on the road: ‘I averted a crisis’
(Pennsylvania) -- In case anyone is wondering, Sherman Alexie is doing just fine. Alexie’s publicity tour for his new memoir, “You Don’t Have to Say...

8/19/2017

article Review: Sherman Alexie and memoirs as 'guides to the interior'
(Montana) -- There is a long history of American Indians speaking to Americans about any and all things “Indian.” Whether speaking directly to the colonizer...

8/2/2017

article REVIEW: Sherman Alexie Canceled His Book Tour. You Should Still Read His Book.
(Oregon) -- In July, Sherman Alexie canceled his book tour for You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me, his new multigenre memoir about his mother, Lillian, who died in...

7/27/2017

article Sherman Alexie to speak in Santa Fe after intense book tour
(New Mexico) -- For weeks, Native American writer Sherman Alexie has been on a book tour connected to his new, intense memoir about the dysfunctional relationship...

7/18/2017

article Sherman Alexie's mother's ghost prompts him to cancel book tour
(USA) -- Sherman Alexie has cancelled a tour promoting his new memoir about his relationship with his late mother, citing depression and his belief that his mother...

7/17/2017

article Sherman Alexie, suffering from depression, cancels his post-California book tour
(California) -- Sherman Alexie, the author whose recent memoir "You Don't Have to Say You Love Me" chronicles his stormy relationship with his late mother...

7/16/2017

article Sherman Alexie’s heartbreaking reason for pausing his book tour
(Washington) -- Sherman Alexie, author and friend of KUOW, posted this letter to his Facebook page on Thursday. If you're reading this open letter then you're...

7/15/2017

article Conejo censorship sets chilling precedent
(California) -- Last month, the Conejo Valley Unified School District board met to discuss the English/Language Arts Articulation Committee’s proposal to include...
article Controversial book to remain in Sauk Prairie school curriculum
(Wisconsin) -- After months of debate and parent feedback, a controversial book will remain in classrooms. The Sauk Prairie School Board announced in a July 14 press...

7/12/2017

article A good storyteller is hard to find
(Wyoming) -- When Sherman Alexie takes to the stage, he said, it can go one of two ways — Blue Oyster Cult performing at an Indian casino or Oasis circa 1991. At...

7/6/2017

article Physical, psychic and tribal pain in this memoir of a mercurial mother
(Washington D.C.) -- In May 2015, author Sherman Alexie’s mother, Lillian, was rushed to the hospital from her home on the Spokane Indian Reservation after she...

6/27/2017

article 7 books that changed Sherman Alexie's life
(Canada) -- Composed of 78 poems and 78 essays, Sherman Alexie's memoir You Don't Have to Say You Love Me chronicles his complicated relationship with his mother...

6/20/2017

article Sherman Alexie Says He's Been 'Indian Du Jour' For A 'Very Long Day'
(California) -- On his first day in the seventh grade, Sherman Alexie opened up his school-assigned math book and found his mother's maiden name written in it....

6/19/2017

article REVIEW: Sherman Alexie’s brave new memoir delves into his childhood
(Washington) -- “You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me” tells of the author’s youth on the Spokane Indian Reservation. His mother, Lillian, was at...

6/16/2017

article In new book, Sherman Alexie recounts both love for and anger with his complicated mother
(Wisconsin) -- "Did she love me?" Sherman Alexie asks about his mother in his memoir of their complicated and conflictual relationship. "When I gather up...

6/13/2017

article REVIEW: Sherman Alexie’s Complicated Grief for His Mother
(New York) -- In one of his many books, Willie Nelson described how the singer Roger Miller (“King of the Road”) was pulled over for erratic driving. “...

6/12/2017

article REVIEW: Sherman Alexie’s ‘You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me’
(Chicago) -- Throughout the poems and prose, the fractions and the repeated wholes of Sherman Alexie's memoir, "You Don't Have to Say You Love Me," the...
article Sherman Alexie and the Tricky Art of Memoir
(New York) -- It’s not often that a memoirist warns you about believing him. But Sherman Alexie is not your usual memoirist. “I’m always going to tell...

6/7/2017

article Read a Chapter from Sherman Alexie's New Memoir
(USA) -- The day after my big sister's burial on the reservation—after my mother had collapsed in grief five or six times—I returned to my farm-town...

5/11/2017

article Controversial book draws big crowd for Sauk Prairie School Board meeting
(Wisconsin) -- Controversy over a required reading book at Sauk Prairie High School drew a large enough crowd to require extra seating at the May 9 School Board Meeting...

1/2/2017

article Sherman Alexie Leaves Twitter Citing 'Negatives Increasingly Outweigh Its Positives'
(USA) -- The new year brings a host of new resolutions and habits for many people. Celebrated indigenous author, Sherman Alexie, chose to quit Twitter.

12/13/2016

article Sherman Alexie's 'The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian' to be made into a movie
(Texas) -- Just before an appearance in Dallas this year, author Sherman Alexie said it's been 18 years — and he verbally underlined 18 years — since an...

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