Diane Glancy is professor emeritus at Macalester College. Currently, she is a professor at Azusa Pacific University. Native Voices at the Autry has produced four of her plays, Jump Kiss, Stone Heart, Salvage, and The Bird House in this upcoming 2013 season at the Autry National Center in LA. In 2010, she made an independent film, The Dome of Heaven, which won the 2011 Best Native American Film at the Trail Dance Film Festival in Duncan, Oklahoma. She has published many books of poetry, short stories, novels, essays and plays, which are listed on her website. Among her awards are two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships, a Sundance Native American Screenwriting Fellowship, a Minnesota Arts Council Award, a Minnesota Book Award, an Oklahoma Book Award, and an American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation.