Thinking Indian: The Urgency of Native Stories in the New Century - Susan Power
Author, poet and short story writer Susan Power will lecture and read from her work.
Author, poet and short story writer Susan Power is a member of the Standing Rock Sioux. A Harvard-trained lawyer, she abandoned a career in law to pursue her interest in creative writing, earning an MFA from the Iowa Writer's Workshop. Her 1995 novel, The Grass Dancer, features a complex plot about four generations of Native Americans. The work received the 1995 PEN/Hemingway Award for Best First Fiction. Power is the author of several other books, including the forthcoming Our Lady of a New World. She lives and teaches in Saint Paul, Minnesota.