2011 American Indian Festival of Words

Author Award - Honoring LeAnne Howe

LeAnne Howe, an enrolled citizen of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, will receive the Tulsa Library Trust’s 2011 American Indian Festival of Words Author Award. Howe writes fiction, poetry, screenplays and plays dealing with American Indian experiences. Her works have been translated into French, Italian, German, Danish and Dutch. Her novels include the American Book Award-winning “Shell Shaker” and “Miko Kings: An Indian Baseball Story.” Howe received the Oklahoma Book Award for poetry in 2006 for “Evidence of Red,” an introspective look at American Indian persistence and struggle.

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