TITLE: N. Scott Momaday: Book Fest 07
SPEAKER: N. Scott Momaday
EVENT DATE: 2007/09/29
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 31 minutes
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N. Scott Momaday in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
Speaker Biography: N. Scott Momaday is a poet, novelist, playwright, storyteller, artist, and a professor of English and American literature. He is author of prose collections, plays, and works of Native American culture such as "The Way to Rainy Mountain". His books of poetry include "In the Bear's House" and "In the Presence of the Sun: Stories and Poems". His first novel, "House Made of Dawn", won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1969. Among other honors, he received an Academy of American Poets Prize and an award from the National Institute of Arts and Letters. A resident of New Mexico, he is a Kiowa and a member of the Kiowa Gourd Dance Society.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2007