” My career means, if you’re a non-Indian writing about Indians, at least there’s one Indian in your rearview mirror. “


” In the middle of the night, when you’re ambiguously ethnic, like me, when you’re brown, beige, mauve, siena, one of those lighter browns in the Crayola box. You have to be careful of the cops and robbers, because nobody’s quite sure what you are, but everybody has assumptions. “


” You want the good life? You live where white people live, you go to school where white people go to school, and you shop where white people shop. “


” You know, people speak in poetry all the time. They just don’t realize it. “


” The form I most enjoy writing is the sonnet or sonnet-like forms, where you have a – you know, three stanzas or two stanzas that lead into a concluding couplet. “



All 5 Sherman Alexie Quotes about You in picture


My career means, if you
In the middle of the night, when you


You want the good life? You live where white people live, you go to school where white people go to school, and you shop where white people shop.
You know, people speak in poetry all the time. They just don
The form I most enjoy writing is the sonnet or sonnet-like forms, where you have a - you know, three stanzas or two stanzas that lead into a concluding couplet.
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