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Sherman Alexie interviewed on stage as part of the Live Wire! Radio Show at Aladdin Theater on October 10, 2009 in Portland, O.R. Alexie received criticism this week for including a poem in "Best American Poetry 2015" by a white author using a Chinese name. Photo by Anthony Pidgeon/Redferns
Sherman Alexie apologizes amid allegations of sexual misconduct

Allegations against Alexie have been vague, referring to unwanted advances and inappropriate remarks and to threats against fellow American Indians. They appear to have first appeared publicly in anonymous comments in a January School Library Journal post about sexual harassment…

Sherman Alexie is a Spokane/Coeur d'Alene Indian born on the Spokane Indian Reservation in Wellpinit, Wash. He is the author of several novels and collections of short fiction and poetry, including "Face" and "War Dances," published this year.

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