"Seven Mourning Songs for the Cedar Flute I Have Yet to Learn to Play"
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Every reading I do, there's always some big Indian guy in the back row staring daggers at me. One guy in Montana said, 'You're a genius. You figured out what white people wanted, and you wrote it'. Yeah, that's exactly what I thought back in 1987. What's going to make me really economically successful? Poems about Indian guys. I'm a capitalistic genius.
Won the 2007 National Book Award for Young People's Literature for his first young adult novel The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian.