Momaday, N. Scott. "The Minor Writer." Unpublished.

"On Chastity." In the Presence of the Sun: Stories and Poems, 1961-1991. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1992.

"The Death of a Ceramicist." Again the Far Morning: New and Selected Poems. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2011. 


N. Scott Momaday reads both poetry and fiction for the Writers at Work series. He begins with a series of short epitaphs, followed by a series of charms inspired by the Native American oral tradition. He reads a few more poems, including selections from his collection The Way to Rainy Mountain (1969). He concludes the reading with a selection from his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel House Made of Dawn (1968).

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