Film, Video Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction: 2015 National Book Festival

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Title
Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction: 2015 National Book Festival
Summary
Louise Erdrich receives the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. She discusses her work with Marie Arana, co-director of the festival.
Event Date
September 05, 2015
Notes
-  The winner of the 2015 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction, Louise Erdrich is the author of novels, poetry, short stories, children's books and nonfiction books. She is one of the most acclaimed Ojibwe Native American writers and has received a Pushcart Prize, a National Book Award, an Anisfield-Wolf Book Award and a PEN/Saul Bellow Award for Achievement in American Fiction. Her novel "The Plague of Doves" was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Erdrich's other books include "Love Medicine," "Four Souls," "The Painted Drum," "Shadow Tag," and her latest work, "The Round House." She lives in Minnesota, where she is the owner of Birchbark Books, a small independent bookstore that focuses on Native American literature.
Related Resources
National Book Festival : https://www.loc.gov/bookfest
Running Time
40 minutes 35 seconds
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