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Gordon Henry

Gordon Henry is an enrolled member of the White Earth Anishinaabe Nation in Minnesota, senior editor of the American Indian Studies Series at Michigan State University Press, and professor of English at Michigan State University. A widely published poet, essayist, and fiction writer, he won an American Book Award for his novel The Light People. His most recent poetry collection is Spirit Matters: White Clay, Red Exits, Distant Others.

Featured Book: Spirit Matters: White Clay, Red Exits, Distant Others



  • Saturday, Sept. 24 @ 1:00 p.m. – Writing Relations: Authenticity in Native Literature – Oscar Larson PAC Multi-Use Rehearsal North (193A), Brookings
  • Saturday, Sept. 24 @ 4:00 p.m.Author Signing Event– Oscar Larson PAC, Room 140

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