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National Book Festival

Joseph Bruchac draws on the Adirondacks, where he lives, and on his Native American heritage (Abenaki) for storytelling and writing. His poems, articles and stories have appeared in more than 500 publications, from "American Poetry Review" to "Smithsonian" magazine. He has written more than 70 books for adults and children, including his latest, "March Toward the Thunder" (Penguin/Dial, 2008). His honors include a Rockefeller Humanities Fellowship, the National Endowment for the Arts Writing Fellowship for Poetry, the Cherokee National Prose Award, the Knickerbocker Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Native Writers Circle of the Americas. He lives in Greenfield Center, N.Y.

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Joseph Bruchac