A Tribute to Janice Gould An Interview with Janice Gould on Her Book Seed Ruth Salvaggio Janice Gould, of the Koyoonk’auwi tribe in California, is the author of fi ve books of poetry, recipient of awards from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Astraea Foundation, and poet laureate for the Pikes Peak region from 2014 to 2016. Also a photographer and musician, she earned her BA and MA degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, and her PhD from the University of New Mexico. She was associate professor emerita of women’s and ethnic studies at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. She died on June 28, 2019, barely two weeks aft er this interview was completed. Ruth Salvaggio, professor emerita of English and comparative liter- ature at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, is the author of several books on poetry and feminist studies, including The Sounds of Feminist Theory and Hearing Sappho in New Orleans. Her teaching has centered on poetry by women from across the globe and from diverse cultures within the modern Atlantic world. Ruth Salvaggio: Your book Seed opens with a citation from Cherokee writer Marylou Awiakta: “Look at everything three times.
Studies in American Indian Literatures – University of Nebraska Press
Published: Oct 2, 2019