N. Scott Momaday



Santa Fe New Mexican


Who’s Who...who’s Here

N. ScottMomaday is an internationally renowned poet, novelist, artist, teacher and storyteller whose works celebrate and preserve Native American heritage. He won the Pulitzer Prize for his first novel, House Made of Dawn, and is the author of many other novels, poetry and essay collections, and children’s books including TheWay to RainyMountain, Angle of Geese, EarthKeeper, and his latest, DreamDrawings: Configurations ofaTimeless Kind. He is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including the Academy of American Poets Prize, the National Medal of Arts, the Ken Burns American Heritage Prize and the 2021 Frost Medal for distinguished lifetime achievement in poetry. A longtime professor of English andAmerican literature, Momaday earned his PhD fromStanford University and retired as Regents Professor at the University of Arizona. He lives in NewMexico.