Kenny, Maurice; 1984-10-30
Dr. David Lampe Poetry Collection
Archives & Special Collections Department, E. H. Butler Library
Biography: Maurice Kenny was born in Watertown, New York State and has been a poet, editor, publisher, and professor at North Community College and the University of Oklahoma. He earned a B.A. in English literature in 1956 from the Butler University. Kenny’s writing and editorial work have influenced many Native Americans toward an appreciation of values and political insight into their cultures. He was greatly influenced by Louise Bogan who helped to direct his growing sense of voice and craft. Kenny has been a leading figure in the Renaissance of Native American poetry since the 1970’s. He passed away in 2016.
-Internet Public Library's Native American Author's Project, Maurice Kenny, 2020-09-14
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