Join the Poetry and Literature Center and the PEN/Faulkner Foundation this afternoon as we celebrate native literature with a “Spotlight on Native Writers” reading/panel. Please see below for the event listing and the press release by clicking here.

Tuesday, May 10, 4:00 PM

Writers Eric Gansworth, Linda LeGarde Grover, and Stephen Graham Jones, discuss contemporary Native fiction with a reading /panel moderated by Deborah Miranda. This event is free and open to the public. Book sales and signing will follow. This event is co-sponsored by the PEN/Faulkner Foundation.

NOTE: This event precedes 2015 Library of Congress Prize in American Fiction winner Louise Erdrich’s reading/book launch of her fifteenth novel, LaRose. Learn more about this event.

Location: Mumford Room, sixth floor, James Madison Building <view map>
Contact: (202) 707-5394

But that’s not all! Stick around into the evening for a reading by 2015 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction winner Louise Erdrich. Tonight’s program, presented by the PEN/Faulkner Foundation, begins at 7:30 PM across the street at the Folger Theatre. Tickets are required. Please click here for more information.

And just for fun: click here to view Louise Erdrich receiving the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival and here to view her interview with PBS NewsHour correspondent Jeffrey Brown.

Looking forward to seeing you at both events!