Susan Power, 38th Annual ODU Literary Festival


Susan Power

Document Type

Featured Participant

Festival Date



Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center for the Performing Arts

Author/Artist Bio

Susan Power is an enrolled member of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and a native Chicagoan. She is a graduate of Harvard Law School and the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and the author of three books, The Grass Dancer, Roofwalker, and her new novel, Sacred Wilderness. The Grass Dancer was awarded a PEN/Hemingway prize, and Roofwalker won a Milkweed National Fiction Prize. Her short stories and essays have been widely published. She has received the Iowa Arts, James Michener, Radcliffe Bunting Institute, Princeton Hodder, and United States Artists fellowships. She lives in Saint Paul, Minn.


Power read on Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 at 12:30 p.m.


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