Mona Susan Power is the author of four books of fiction: The Grass Dancer (awarded the PEN/Hemingway Prize), Roofwalker, Sacred Wilderness, and her newest release, A Council of Dolls (Mariner Press, 2023). Her stories and essays have been widely published in journals, magazines, and anthologies including The Atlantic Monthly, Granta, The Paris Review, Ploughshares, and The Best American Short Stories series. She is the recipient of a Radcliffe Bunting Institute Fellowship, Princeton Hodder Fellowship, United States Artists Fellowship, McKnight Fellowship, and Native Arts & Cultures Foundation Fellowship. She is an enrolled member of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, born and raised in Chicago. She currently lives in Minnesota.
Mona is 2023 North Shore Readers and Writers Festival Author