2023 American Indian Festival of Words

Writers Award - Honoring Stephen Graham Jones

Stephen Graham Jones is the New York Times bestselling author of nearly 30 horror and sci-fi novels and collections including The Only Good Indians, Don’t Fear the Reaper, My Heart Is a Chainsaw, Mapping the Interior and Mongrels. His new comic-book series Earthdivers, launching in October 2022 by IDW, is set in an apocalyptic near future where four Indigenous survivors embark on a bloody, one-way mission to save the world by traveling back in time to kill Christopher Columbus and prevent the creation of America.

Jones has received numerous awards and honors including the Ray Bradbury Award from the Los Angeles Times, the Bram Stoker Award, Mark Twain American Voice in Literature Award, the Shirley Jackson Award, the Jesse Jones Award for Best Work of Fiction from the Texas Institute of Letters, the Independent Publishers Award for Multicultural Fiction and the Alex Award from American Library Association.

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