David Heska Wanbli Weiden

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David Heska Wanbli
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David Heska Wanbli  Weiden

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David Heska Wanbli Weiden, an enrolled member of the Sicangu Lakota nation, is the author of the novel Winter Counts (Ecco/HarperCollins, 2020) and the children’s book Spotted Tail (Reycraft Books, 2019). He’s published or has work forthcoming in Shenandoah, Yellow Medicine Review, Transmotion, Criminal Class Review, Tribal College Journal, and is the fiction editor for Anomaly, journal of international literature and arts. He’s a MacDowell Colony Fellow, a Tin House Scholar, and received the 2018 PEN/America Writing for Justice Fellowship.

He’s Associate Professor at Metropolitan State University of Denver, and received his MFA in Creative Writing from the Institute of American Indian Arts and his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. He lives in Denver, Colorado. Learn more at www.DavidWeiden.com.