Diane Glancy

Fiction, Poetry, Stage

Diane Glancy is a novelist, short story writer, playwright, and professor emerita at Macalester College. Currently, she teaches in the low residency MFA program at Carlow University. Her many publications include Heart: A Novel of SacajaweaThe Reason for Crows: A Novel of Kateri Tekakwitha, and Pushing the Bear: A Novel of the Trail of Tears, named one of ten essential Native American novels by Publishers Weekly in 2018. Her recent poetry collections include The Book of BearingsIt Was Over There by That Place, and Island of the Innocent: A Consideration of the Book of Job. Glancy has received two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships, a Minnesota Book Award, an American Book Award, and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Native Writers Circle of the Americas.



Festival Years: 1990, 1998, 2000, 2008, 2018