Awards & Winners

Louise Erdrich

Date of Birth 07-June-1954
Place of Birth Little Falls
(Morrison County, Minnesota, United States of America)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Karen Louise Erdrich
Profession Writer, Novelist, Author, Poet
Louise Erdrich is an American writer of novels, poetry, and children's books featuring Native American characters and settings. She is an enrolled member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, a band of the Anishinaabe. Erdrich is widely acclaimed as one of the most significant writers of the second wave of the Native American Renaissance. In 2009, her novel The Plague of Doves was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. In November 2012, she received the National Book Award for Fiction for her novel The Round House. She was married to author Michael Dorris and the two collaborated on a number of works. She is also the owner of Birchbark Books, a small independent bookstore in Minneapolis that focuses on Native American literature and the Native community in the Twin Cities.

Awards by Louise Erdrich

Check all the awards nominated and won by Louise Erdrich.


National Book Award for Fiction
Honored for : The Round House

Nominations 2012 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
National Book Award for Fiction The Round House


Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards
Honored for : The Plague of Doves

Nominations 2009 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction The Plague of Doves


Nominations 2001 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
National Book Award for Fiction The Last Report on the Miracle at Little No Horse


Nominations 2000 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Jane Addams Chldren's Book Awards for Book for Older Children The Birchbark House


World Fantasy Award for Best Novel
Honored for : The Antelope Wife

Nominations 1999 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
World Fantasy Award for Best Novel The Antelope Wife
National Book Award for Young People's Literature The Birchbark House