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henson-lance-49 Bibliografia

Lance Henson
Books by Lance Henson

The badger texts, Foothills Publishing, Kanona, NY, 2010, translation by Silvana Fracasso.

I testi del lupo,The wolf texts, Edizioni Nottetempo, Italy, 2009, traslation by Mariella Lorusso.

Un canto dal vento che si leva, A cheyenne sketchbook: Poesie scelte 1970 - 1991, Edizioni La Collina, Italy, 2009, translation by Giuseppe Maria Gurrieri.

The missing bead, La perlina mancante, poems written by a dog soldier in exile, poesie di un dog soldier scritte in esilio, Arcipelago Edizioni, Milan, Italy, 2009, translation by Mariella Lorusso.

Sand Creek, Biblioteca dell’Immagine, Pordenone, Italy, 2005.

Paria, Paris Méditerranée, Paris, France, 2004.

7 Books, with Steffen Basho-Junghans

* Double cd, solo 12 string guitar and poetry, Blue Moment Arts, Berlin, Germany, 2004.

Traduzioni in un giorno di vento (Translations on a windy day), La Rosa, Torino, 2001, translation by Mariella Lorusso.

Nous sommes tous americains, Les Editions du Mont Popey, Carnoux-Ancy, France, 2000.

Lieder in der Sprache des Feindes (songs in the enemy's language), Big Mountain Aktionsgruppe, Munich,Germany, 1999.

Another train ride, Materiali Sonori, Florence, Italy, 1999. [Jazz C.D.with spoken poetry]


Revolutionslied, Selene Edizioni, 1998 [in English and German]

Canto di rivoluzione, Selene Edizione, Milan, Italy, 1999. [In English and Italian]

Un moto di improvvisa solitudine, Selene Edizione, Milan, Italy, 1998. [In English and Italian]

Entre Rage et Liberté, editions Poesie-Rencontres, Lyon, France, 1998. [In English and French]

Strong Heart Songs: Lines from a Revolutionary Text, West End Press.

* [ Publisher's page, 1997.

Poems for a Master Beadworker, OBEMA, 1993.

* Publisher's page

Tra il Buio e la Luce / Between the Dark and the Light, Selene Edizioni, 1993.

A Cheyenne Sketchbook: Selected Poems 1970-1991, Greenfield Review Press.

A Motion of Sudden Aloneness: Expatriot Songs, American Native Press Archives, University of Arkansas Press, 1991.

Another distance: new and selected poems, Point Riders Press.

Le Orme de Tasso/The Badger Tracks, Soconos Incommindios, 1989.

This small sound / dieser kleine klang, with German translation by Hartmut Lutz, Institut für Indianische Kulturen Nordamerikas, 1988.

Un altro canto per l'america (bilingual edition), with introduction and translation by Franco Meli, 1985.

Another song for america, Point Riders Press, 1984.

Tonger út stiennen / thunder from stones, with Frisian translation by Jelle Kaspersma, Fryske Nasjonale Partij, Nederland, 1987.

Tepee, Cooperative La Parentesi/Soconos Incommindios, 1987.

A circling remembrance, Blue Cloud Quarterly Press, 1978. (Bilingual English/Cheyenne)

Selected poems 1970-1983, Greenfield Review Press.

In a Dark Mist (bilingual English/Cheyenne), Cross-Cultural Communications, 1978.

Buffalo Marrow on Black, Full Court Press, 1975.

Mistah: New Poems, Strawberry Press, 1973.

Naming the Dark: Poems for the Cheyenne, Point Riders Press, 1972.

Keeper of Arrows, Renaissance Press, 1969.

Winter Man, with Andy Tierstien, New York Dance Theater Workshop, Feb. 1991.

Coyote Road, with Jeff Hooper, Mad River Theater Works, West Liberty, Ohio, June 1992.

Stand, Native American Special Issue, engaging with tradition, Edited by Mick Gidley, University of Leeds, England, 2008.

Yellow Medicine Review, A Journal of Indigenous Literature, Art and Thought, Southwest Minnesota State University, Marshall, Minnesota, Spring 2008.

Ahani: indigenous American Poetry, Oregon State University, Fall 2006.

Words from the Edge, Aktionsgruppe Indianer & Menschenrechte, München 2000.

Words From The Edge, Associazione Mu, Roraipiccolo Di Porcia (PN), 2006.

Words From The Edge, Editrice Universitaria Udinese, Spring 2002.

Around the World in Eighty Poems, James Berry (Editor), Katherine Lucas (Illustrator), Chronicle Books.

Native American Songs and Poems: An Anthology, Brian Swann (Editor), Dover Books.

Une soudaine solitude, editions Paroles D'Aube, Paris, France, 1997. [In English and French]

La neige Écarlate, dans la poesie de Yves Bonnefoy, Paul Celan, Alain Tasso, Salvatore Quasimodo, Lance Henson, Gisele Vanhese (Editor), Editions Dar An Nahar, Beyrouth, 2003.

Reclaiming the Vision: Past, Present, and Future: Native Voices for the Eighth Generation, Lee Francis & James Bruchac (Editors), Greenfield Review Press.

Returning the Gift: Poetry and Prose from the First North American Native Writers' Festival, (Sun Tracks Books, No 29) University of Arizona Press.

Home Places: Contemporary Native American Writing from Sun Tracks (Sun Tracks, Vol 31), Larry Evers, Ofelia Zepeda (Editors), Univ of Arizona Press.

Smoke Rising: The Native North American Literary Companion, Janet Witalec,Visible Ink Press.

Poetry in Motion: 100 Poems on the Subways and Buses, edited with Molly Peacock and Neil Neches, W W Norton & Co.

De Aarde is Ons Vlees: Bloemlezing uit het werk van zeventwintig Indiaanse dicters (The Earth is our Flesh edited and translated by Jelle Kaspersma), In de knipscheer, Amsterdam: Netherlands.

The Clouds Threw This Light, Phillip Foss (Editor), Institute of American Indian Arts Press.

Point Riders Great Plains Poetry Anthology, Arn Henderson and Frank Parman (Editors), Point Riders Press.

Wounds Beneath the Flesh, Maurice Kenny (Editor), White Pine Press.

Songs from This Earth on Turtle's Back: An Anthology of Poetry by American Indian Writers, Joseph Bruchac (Editor), Greenfield Review Press

The Remembered Earth: An Anthology of Contemporary Native American Literature, Geary Hobson (Editor), Univ of New Mexico Press

New and Old Voices of Wah'Kon-Tah, Robert K. Dodge, Joseph B. McCullough (Editors), International Publishers Co.

Words in the Blood: Contemporary Indian Writers of North and South America, Jamake Highwater (Editor), New American Library.

American Indian Literature: An Anthology, Alan R. Velie, Univ. of Oklahoma Press.

Voices of the Rainbow: Contemporary Poetry by Native Americans, Kenneth Rosen (Editor), R.C. Gorman, Aaron Yava (Illustrator), Arcade Pub.

The Norton Anthology of Poetry, Margaret Ferguson, Mary Jo Salter (Editors), Jon Stallworthy, 4th Edition , W W Norton & Co.

Harper's Anthology of 20th Century Native American Poetry, Duane Niatum (Editor), HarperCollins

Carriers of the Dream Wheel, Duane Niatum, HarperCollins. AMbooks

The Written, Spoken and Unspoken Word, University of Oklahoma Press.

New Worlds of Literature: Writings from America's Many Cultures, Jerome Beaty, J. Paul Hunter (Editors), W.W. Norton & Co.

La violenza contro i nativi americani, intervista a Lance Henson (a cura di Silvana Fracasso), in Confronti magazine, September 2009.

T.N., the Treviso interview, Summer, 2008

Arcoiris Tv, televisione indipendente, video of WORDS FROM THE EDGE TOUR, and interview, Summer 2008

Lance has an article in Il Manifesto on the anniversary of Wounded Knee, November 29, 2005

Lance was interviewed on Radio Citta, Bologna, Italy, 2005.

Interview with Lance Henson, by Silvana Fracasso, Carta Magazine, Rome, Italy, 2003.

Long Streets Full of Ghosts, Silvana Fracasso, Rivista del Volontariato, Roma, Italy, 2003.

L’agguato del poeta cheyenne. L’opera poetica di Lance Henson, tra i Mc Donald’s e le Montagne Sacre, Mauro Macario, Rivista Anarchica, anno 32 n. 278 febbraio 2002

The Nature of Native American Poetry, Norma C. Wilson, Univ. New Mexico Press.

Another Distance: New and Selected Poems (book review) by Craig Womack, An article from: The American Indian Quarterly

Lieder in der sprache des feindes / songs in the enemy's language (book review) by Robert L. Berner, An article from: World Literature Today

Revolutionslied (book review) by Robert L. Berner, An article from: World Literature Today

Native American Writers of the United States (Dictionary of Literary Biography, V. 175), Kenneth M. Roemer (Editor), Gale Research.

Handbook of American Indian Literature, Andrew Wiget (Editor), Garland Press.

Survival This Way: Interviews With American Indian Poets, Joseph Bruchac III (Editor), (Sun Tracks Books, No 15) University of Arizona Press

I Tell You Now: Autobiographical Essays by Native American Writers, Brian Swann, Arnold Krupat, Brompton Books Corp.

American Indian and Eskimo Authors: A Comprehensive Bibliography, Arlene B. Hirschfielder, Association on American Indian Affairs.

The Magic of Names: Three Native American Poets: Norman H. Russell, Lance Henson & Jim Weaver Barnes, Patrick D. Hundley, Blue Cloud Quarterly, Marvin, SD, 1978.

"A Harvest of Native Poets," Maura McDermott, Oklahoma Today, 43, Sept-Oct 1993, 42-47.

"Interview with Lance Henson," Jacob Freydont Attie, Cuyahoga, The Oberlin Quarterly, Spring 1993, 24-29.

"The Conceptions Southwest Interview with Lance Henson", T.D. Cameron, Conceptions Southwest, Spring 1993, 24-28.

"Lance Henson: Poet of the People", Robert L. Berner, in World Literature Today, 64(3):418-421, 1990 Summer. Norman, OK


On Oct. 16, 2004, Lance was named to the Alumni Hall of Fame at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma in Chickasha.

Lance was awarded with a medal of honor from the Partisans Organisation in Italy in 1992.

In the summer of 1995, Lance had a residency at the Millay Colony for the Arts.

In the spring of 1993, he was poet-in-residence at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque.

Lance had two books, Cheyenne Sketchbook and Another Distance, among the five poetry finalists in the 1992 Oklahoma Book Awards sponsored by the Oklahoma Center for the Book.

During the summer of 1992, Lance was in residence at the Mad River Theater in West Liberty, Ohio, where the play Coyote Road, co-authored with Jeff Hooper, was performed.

A Ford Foundation Fellowship supported Lance's attendance at the University of Tulsa.
Lance Henson è una delle grandi voci della letteratura americana contemporanea e lo dimostrano le innumerevoli traduzioni delle sue opere, delle sue poesie che appaiono persino nelle antologie scolastiche italiane, quale unico rappresentante, insieme a Walt Whitman, della poesia nordamericana. Lance David Henson, nato a Washington, D.C. nel 1944 e cresciuto nell'Oklahoma occidentale con la sua tribù, è un poeta Cheyenne tra i più rappresentativi della cultura dei nativi d'America. Laureato...