LeAnne Howe

LeAnne Howe, Playwright

Representative Plays:

The Mascot Opera (2008)
Indian Radio Days (1998)
Big PowWow (1987)

About the Playwright:

Poet, fiction writer, filmmaker, and playwright LeAnne Howe was born and raised in Oklahoma and is a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. She worked as a newspaper journalist for 12 years before earning an MFA from Vermont College. Howe's lyrical poems engage Native American life. She is the author of the poetry collection Evidence of Red: Poems and Prose (2005), which won the Oklahoma Book Award.

Source: PoetryFoundation.org