WORKS

POETRY

Green Girl Dreams Mountains. Lantzville, BC: Oolichan Books, 2001.

A Really Good Brown Girl. London, Ont.: Brick Books, 1996.

CRITICISM

Andrews, “‘Among the Word Animals’: A Conversation with Marilyn Dumont.” Studies in Canadian Literature 29.1 (2004): 146-160.

Andrews, Jennifer. “Irony, Metis Style: Reading the Poetry of Marilyn Dumont and Gregory Scofield.” Canadian
Poetry
50 (2002): 6-31.

Banting, Pamela. “A Field Guide to Alberta Poets.” Alberta Views 3.6 (2000): 22-27.

Brill de Ramirez, Susan Berry. “The Power and Presence of Native Oral Storytelling Traditions in the Poetry of Marilou Awiakta, Kimberly Blaeser, and Marilyn Dumont.” Speak To Me Words: Essays on Contemporary Indian Poetry. Eds. Dean Rader and Janice Gould. Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press, 2003.

Carey, Barbara. Rev. of A Really Good Brown Girl, by Marilyn Dumont. Malahat Review 119 (1997): 118-
119.

Cooper, Nancy. Rev. of A Really Good Brown Girl, by Marilyn Dumont. ARC 38 (1997): 89-92.

Gingell, Susan. “When X Equals Zero: The Politics of Voice in First Peoples Poetry by Women.” English Studies in Canada 24.4 (1998): 447-466.

Gunnars, Kristjana, et. al. “Panel Discussion: Was the West Ever One?” Open Letter 10.2 (1998): 101-121.

Hulan, Renee. “Cultural Contexts for the Reception of Marilyn Dumont’s A Really Good Brown Girl.” Journal
of Canadian Studies
35.3 (2000): 73-96.

Payne, Brenda. “A Really Good Brown Girl: Marilyn Dumont’s Poems of Grief and Celebration.” (Ad)dressing Our Words: Aboriginal Perspectives on Aboriginal Literatures. Ed. Armand Garnet Ruffo. Penticton, BC: Theytus Boks Ltd., 2001. 135-142.

Pell, Barbara. Rev. of A Really Good Brown Girl, by Marilyn Dumont. Journal of Canadian Poetry 13 (1998):
71-73.

Relke, Diana M. A. “Recovering the Body, Reclaiming the Land: Marilyn Dumont’s Halfbreed Poetic.”
Greenwor(l)ds: Ecocritical Readings of Canadian Womens Poetry. Calgary: University of Calgary
Press, 1999. 285-314.

Zaidman, Harriet. Rev. of A Really Good Brown Girl, by Marilyn Dumont. Canadian Review of Materials 3.9
(1997).

AWARDS

1996: Gerald Lampert Award, A Really Good Brown Girl

2001: Alberta Book Award for Poetry, Green Girl Dreams Mountains

2001: Writer's Guild of Alberta Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry, Green Girl Dreams Mountains

BIOGRAPHY
Marilyn Dumont was born in 1955 in Northeastern Alberta. A Métis, she often writes of the Canadian positioning of Native women. Dumont's first collection of poetry, A Really Good Brown Girl (1996) won the Gerald Lampert Award for best first book of Canadian poetry. Her second collection, Green Girl Dreams Mountains, won both the 2001 Alberta Book Award for Poetry and the 2002 Writer's Guild of Alberta Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry. Dumont received her MFA in creative writing from the University of British Columbia. She has been Writer in Electronic Residence at Windsor University, and has taught creative writing at Simon Fraser University and Kwantlen University College.

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