2015 American Indian Festival of Words

Writers Award - Honoring Joseph Bruchac

Joseph Bruchac holds a B.A. in English from Cornell University, an M.A. in Literature and Creative Writing from Syracuse and a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the Union Institute of Ohio.

Bruchac’s poems, articles and stories have appeared in over 500 publications, from National Geographic and American Poetry Review to Smithsonian Magazine. His honors include a Rockefeller Humanities fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts Writing Fellowship for Poetry, the Cherokee National Prose Award among others. In 1999, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Native Writers Circle of the Americas.

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Award Presentation