James Thomas Stevens

James Thomas Stevens, Aronhió:ta’s, (Akwesasne Mohawk) attended the Institute of American Indian Arts, Naropa University's Jack Kerouac School of Disembodies Poetics, and Brown University’s graduate C.W. program. Stevens is the author of eight books of poetry, including, Combing the Snakes from His Hair, Mohawk/Samoa: Transmigrations, A Bridge Dead in the Water, The Mutual Life, Bulle/Chimere, and DisOrient, and has recently finished a new manuscript, The Golden Book. He is a 2000 Whiting Award recipient and teaches in the undergraduate and graduate Creative Writing Programs at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe and he lives in Cañoncito, New Mexico.