A member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, Santee Frazier earned a BFA from the Institute of American Indian Arts and an MFA from Syracuse University. His ﬁrst collection of poems, Dark Thirty (2009), was published by the University of Arizona Press Sun Tracks series. Frazier’s honors include a Fall 2009 Lannan Residency Fellowship, 2011 School for Advanced Research Indigenous Writer in Residence, and the 2014 Native Arts and Culture Foundation literature fellow. His second collection of poems, Aurum, was released in 2019 by The University of Arizona Press. He served as Director of the Institute of American Indian Arts MFA in Creative Writing and visiting faculty at the University of Massachusetts Amherst MFA for Poets and Writers. He is currently serving as Visiting Assistant Professor at Clemson University.