David Treuer, who grew up on Leech Lake Reservation has written a book, “Rez Life: An Indian’s Journey Through reservation Life.” He will be speaking at the Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall, Tuesday evening at 7 PM.
Talk of the Stacks with David Treuer
Room Location: Pohlad Hall
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 7 p.m.
Treuer, acclaimed author of "Little," "The Hiawatha" and "The Translation of Dr. Apelles," has received a Pushcart Prize, the Minnesota Book Award, and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Bush Foundation for his work. A professor of literature and creative writing at the University of Southern California, he divides his time between Los Angeles and Leech Lake Reservation in Minnesota. In “Rez Life," his first full-length nonfiction, Treuer uses his novelist storytelling skills and eye for complex and subtle detail to examine Native American reservation life, past and present.