TITLE: Joseph Bruchac: 2008 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: Joseph Bruchac
EVENT DATE: 09/27/2008
RUNNING TIME: 32 minutes
Storyteller Joseph Bruchac appears at the National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: 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.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2008