David Treuer Lunch talk

11:30 AM  - 1:00 PM
Tuesday Apr 1, 2014
4th floor lounge, Old Main

Please join us for a lunch talk by David Treuer. He is an Ojibwe Indian from Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota. He is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize, the 1996 Minnesota Book Award, and fellowships from the NEH, Bush Foundation, and the Guggenheim Foundation. 


Treuer published his first novel, Little, in 1995. He received his PhD in anthropology and published his second novel, The Hiawatha, in 1999. His third novel The Translation of Dr Apelles and a book of criticism, Native American Fiction; A User's Manual appeared in 2006. The Translation of Dr Apelles was named a Best Book of the Year by the Washington Post, Time Out, and City Pages. He published his first major work of nonfiction, Rez Life, in 2012. His next novel, Prudence, is forthcoming from Riverhead Books. His essays and stories have appeared in Esquire, TriQuarterly, The Washington PostLucky PeachThe New York TimesThe LA Times, and Slate.com.

This event is for: Alumni, Students, Staff and Faculty

Sponsored By: English

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