2016 Winner: Cliff Taylor


Cliff Taylor is an enrolled member of the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska. He has a book of poetry titled Coming Back From Sundance that he hopes the stars will align for him to publish someday soon as well as a memoir, Old Flames, about art, spirituality, friends, love, survival, and Indians, that he is semi-busily hacking away at the second draft of. He currently resides in Lincoln, NE, paying his bills by working overnights at his beloved gas station.