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N. Scott Momaday to speak at Oklahoma City University

Pulitzer Prize winner N. Scott Momaday will read from his works and sign books at Oklahoma City University on Tuesday, Oct. 30.
by Ken Raymond Published: October 24, 2012
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Pulitzer Prize-winning author N. Scott Momaday will read from his books at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, at Oklahoma City University. - Provided

Momaday was the first professor to teach American literature at the University of Moscow in Russia, according to the release. He was the Oklahoma Centennial State Poet Laureate in 2007, has won a Guggenheim Fellowship and received UNESCO's Artist for Peace Award. He is the founder and chairman of The Buffalo Trust, a nonprofit foundation supporting the efforts of indigenous communities to preserve and perpetuate their cultural identity.

His literary works include “The Way to Rainy Mountain,” “The Gourd Dancer,” “The Names: A Memoir” and “In the Bear's House,” among others.

For more information, call 208-5290 or 208-5898.


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by Ken Raymond
Book Editor
Ken Raymond is the book editor. He joined The Oklahoman in 1999. He has won dozens of state, regional and national writing awards. Three times he has been named the state's "overall best" writer by the Society of Professional Journalists. In...
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