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Distinguished Speaker Series : N. Scott Momaday

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and storyteller N. Scott Momaday spoke at Oklahoma City University Nov. 2 as part of the university's Distinguished Speaker Series. Momaday won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1969 for his novel, "House Made of Dawn." His work spans many genres including plays, folk tales, memoirs and essays. OCU Trustee Jeanne Hoffman Smith visited with Momaday just before he spoke to an overflow crowd in OCU's Kerr McGee Auditorium.

Click here to view a transcript of their conversation.


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N. Scott Momaday : Writing Out Loud
See N. Scott Momaday featured on "Writing Out Loud".
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Jeanne Hoffman Smith, a well-known humanitarian in Oklahoma, interviewed N. Scott Momaday in the Wilson House at Oklahoma City University during the storyteller's visit.


N. Scott Momaday is known as one of the best storytellers in America. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1969 for his novel, "House Made of Dawn." His work spans many genres including plays, folk tales, memoirs and essays.


OCU President Robert Henry, left, teamed up with Momaday to read a story character's dialogue during a public reading in the Kerr McGee Auditorium in the Meinders School of Business. Momaday came to campus as part of the Distinguished Speakers Series and read several of his stories and poems.