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Born: 1961 in Chicago, Illilnois
Power was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional Information
Power is a Standing Rock Sioux from Chicago. She earned her bachelor's degree from Harvard University and a JD from Harvard Law School. After a short career in law, she decided to become a writer, starting her career by earning an MFA from the Iowa Writer's Workshop.
Her short fiction has been published in the Atlantic Monthly, Paris Review, Voice Literary Supplement, Ploughshares, Story, and The Best American Short Stories 1993. She teaches at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota.
- The Grass Dancer, Putnam, 1994
- Strong Heart Society, G P Putnam's Sons, 1998
- Roofwalker, Milkweed Editions, 2004
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
Strong Heart Society
Release Date: 1998-12-31
The Grass Dancer won the Ernest Hemmingway Foundation Award in 1995 for Best First Fiction
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