Louise Erdrich is the author of sixteen novels as well as volumes of poetry, childrens books, short stories, and a memoir of early motherhood. Her novel, LaRose, won the National Book Critics Circle Award in fiction. The Round House won the National Book Award for Fiction. The Plague of Doves won the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Erdrich has received the Library of Congress Prize in American Fiction, the prestigious PEN/Saul Bellow Award for Achievement in American Fiction, and the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. She lives in Minnesota with her daughters and is the owner of Birchbark Books, a small independent bookstore. The Night Watchman will be published in March 2020.