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David Treuer

David Treuer is Ojibwe from the Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota. The author of four novels, most recently Prudence, and two books of nonfiction, he has also written for The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Esquire, Slate, and The Washington Post, among others. His most recent nonfiction book, "The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee," was released earlier this year. He has a Ph.D. in anthropology and teaches literature and creative writing at the University of Southern California.