Native American Authors

Susan Power , 1961-


Susan Power is a member of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and a descendant of the Sioux Chief Mato Nupa (Two Bears). She received degrees from Harvard/Radcliffe and Harvard Law School, and attended the Iowa Writers Workshop. She is a writer and poet , and also teaches creative writing.

Awards and Honors

1995 PEN/Hemmingway Award for Best First Fiction


Online resources by or about Susan Power:

From heart of Chicago, fiction of Native America arrives with great spirit
Author: Anne Putnam
Type: authorbio
Description: Article about Power from the 2/20/97 issue of the Bucknellian Online.

Grass Dancer evokes past, present
Author: Caroline Moseley
Type: authorbio
Description: Review of The grass dancer which also includes biographical information about Power. From the 3/10/97 issue of the Princeton Weekly.

Books by Susan Power:

Power, Susan. The grass dancer
Rockland, MA : Wheeler Pub., 1994.
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 1568952155 (hardcover)

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