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Acclaimed Novelist, Poet & Essayist

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Leslie Marmon Silko was born March 5, 1948 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She attended the University of New Mexico, and graduated with honors in 1969 with a B.A. in English. Her books of poetry include Storyteller (Seaver Books, 1981), and Laguna Women Poems (1974). She is also a writer of short stories and fiction. A child of mixed Laguna Pueblo, Mexican, and white heritage, her first novel, Ceremony (1977), was one of the first published novels by an American Indian woman. Her other novels include Gardens in the Dunes (1999), and Almanac of the Dead (1992).

Silko's honors include a MacArthur Foundation "Genius" fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts grant, a Pushcart Prize for Poetry, and a Rosewater Foundation grant. She has been named a Living Cultural Treasure by the New Mexico Endowment for the Humanities Council, and has also received the Native Writers' Circle of the Americas Lifetime Achievement Award. Silko has taught English at the Navajo Community College in Tsaile, Arizona, and at the University of New Mexico. She is currently a professor at the University of Arizona at Tucson.

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Ceremony: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

Ceremony: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

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  • Leslie Marmon Silko wins $100,000 prize from arts academy

    Leslie Marmon Silko, winner of a lifetime achievement award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, sees universal reach in her writings about her Laguna Pueblo heritage. “I’m especially proud of asserting the notion that we indigenous people are citizens of the world,” she said in a recent telephone interview. “I’ve tried in my fiction to reflect that we have the same...

  • The Los Angeles Times Book Prizes to Honor Leslie Marmon Silko and the Book Industry Charitable Foundation

    The Los Angeles Times today announced the finalists and honorees of the 41st annual Book Prizes. Leslie Marmon Silko will be honored with the Robert Kirsch Award, the Book Industry Charitable Foundation will receive the Innovator’s Award and Andrew O’Hagan will be presented with the Christopher Isherwood Prize. The literary awards champion new voices and celebrate the highest quality of...

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Leslie Marmon Silko

Acclaimed Novelist, Poet & Essayist

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Leslie Marmon Silko Biography

Leslie Marmon Silko was born March 5, 1948 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She attended the University of New Mexico, and graduated with honors in 1969 with a B.A. in English. Her books of poetry include Storyteller (Seaver Books, 1981), and Laguna Women Poems (1974). She is also a writer of short stories and fiction. A child of mixed Laguna Pueblo, Mexican, and white heritage, her first novel, Ceremony (1977), was one of the first published novels by an American Indian woman. Her other novels include Gardens in the Dunes (1999), and Almanac of the Dead (1992).

Silko's honors include a MacArthur Foundation "Genius" fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts grant, a Pushcart Prize for Poetry, and a Rosewater Foundation grant. She has been named a Living Cultural Treasure by the New Mexico Endowment for the Humanities Council, and has also received the Native Writers' Circle of the Americas Lifetime Achievement Award. Silko has taught English at the Navajo Community College in Tsaile, Arizona, and at the University of New Mexico. She is currently a professor at the University of Arizona at Tucson.

Leslie Marmon Silko Videos

  • An Evening with Leslie Marmon Silko
    Internationally acclaimed author Leslie Marmon Silko, Laguna Pueblo, deliveres the fall Simon Ortiz and Labriola Center Lecture on Indigenous Land,...
  • Poetics and Politics 2011: Leslie Marmon Silko
    Leslie Marmon Silko, a former professor of English and fiction writing, is the author of novels, short stories, essays, poetry, articles, and film...
  • Leslie Marmon Silko, How to Connect to Nature, Even in the City
    The author of The Turquoise Ledge explains why she wrote about the land she knows so well.

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  • How to book Leslie Marmon Silko?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Leslie Marmon Silko for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Leslie Marmon Silko, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Leslie Marmon Silko or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Leslie Marmon Silko?

    Booking fees for Leslie Marmon Silko, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Leslie Marmon Silko, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Leslie Marmon Silko?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Leslie Marmon Silko for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Leslie Marmon Silko for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Leslie Marmon Silko or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Leslie Marmon Silko or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Leslie Marmon Silko is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Leslie Marmon Silko for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Leslie Marmon Silko generally travels from Tucson, AZ, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Lorna Dee Cervantes, Suzan Shown Harjo, Nikki Giovanni, Gyasi Ross and Oren Lyons. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Leslie Marmon Silko for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Leslie Marmon Silko Speaker Videos

  • An Evening with Leslie Marmon Silko
    Internationally acclaimed author Leslie Marmon Silko, Laguna Pueblo, deliveres the fall Simon Ortiz and Labriola Center Lecture on Indigenous Land, Culture, and Community, at Phoenix's Heard Museum....
    Poetics and Politics 2011: Leslie Marmon Silko
    Leslie Marmon Silko, a former professor of English and fiction writing, is the author of novels, short stories, essays, poetry, articles, and film scripts. She has won prizes, fellowships, and grants...
  • Leslie Marmon Silko, How to Connect to Nature, Even in the City
    The author of The Turquoise Ledge explains why she wrote about the land she knows so well.

Leslie Marmon Silko News

  • Leslie Marmon Silko wins $100,000 prize from arts academy

    Leslie Marmon Silko, winner of a lifetime achievement award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, sees universal reach in her writings about her Laguna Pueblo heritage. “I’m especially proud of asserting the notion that we indigenous people are citizens of the world,” she said in a recent telephone interview. “I’ve tried in my fiction to reflect that we have the same...

  • The Los Angeles Times Book Prizes to Honor Leslie Marmon Silko and the Book Industry Charitable Foundation

    The Los Angeles Times today announced the finalists and honorees of the 41st annual Book Prizes. Leslie Marmon Silko will be honored with the Robert Kirsch Award, the Book Industry Charitable Foundation will receive the Innovator’s Award and Andrew O’Hagan will be presented with the Christopher Isherwood Prize. The literary awards champion new voices and celebrate the highest quality of...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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