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Mona Susan Power is the author of four books of fiction: The Grass Dancer (winner of the PEN/Hemingway award), Roofwalker, Sacred Wilderness and the newly released novel A Council of Dolls. Fellowships in support of her writing include an Iowa Arts Fellowship, James Michener Fellowship, Radcliffe Bunting Institute Fellowship, Princeton Hodder Fellowship, USA Artists Fellowship, McKnight Fellowship, and Native Arts and Cultures Foundation Fellowship. Her short stories and essays have been widely published in journals, magazines and anthologies including The Best American Short Stories, The Atlantic Monthly, The Paris Review, The Missouri Review and Ploughshares. Power is Iháŋktȟuŋwaŋna Dakhóta and an enrolled member of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe. She is a graduate of Harvard Law School and the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop. She lives in Saint Paul, Minn., where she is currently working on a new novel.