Order of Louise Erdrich Books
Louise Erdrich is an American author of Native American fiction, including novels, children’s books and poetry. She writes the Birchbark House children’s series. When she was young, Louise’s father encouraged her writing by giving her a nickel every time she wrote a story. She earned her BA in English from Dartmouth College, where she met her future husband (and sometimes collaborator), Michael Dorris. Louise then got her Master of Fine Arts in creative writing from Johns Hopkins University. Louise owns an independent bookstore called Birchbark Books in Minneapolis.
Louise Erdrich started her career as a published author in 1984 with the novel Love Medicine. Below is a list of Louise Erdrich’s books in order of when they were first published:
Publication Order of Birchbark House Books
|The Birchbark House||(1999)|
|The Game of Silence||(2005)|
|The Porcupine Year||(2008)|
Publication Order of Standalone Novels
Publication Order of Picture Books
Publication Order of Anthologies
|The Best American Short Stories 1993||(1993)|
|Mistresses of the Dark: 25 Macabre Tales by Master Storytellers||(2002)|
Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books
|Conversations with Louise Erdrich and Michael Dorris||(1994)|
|The Blue Jay's Dance: A Birth Year||(1995)|
|Books and Islands in Ojibwe Country||(2003)|
Notes: The Crown of Columbus and Route Two co-authored with Michael Dorris. The Best American Short Stories 1993 was co-edited by Katrina Kenison.
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Louise Erdrich Synopses: The Best American Short Stories 1993 is edited by Louise Erdrich and series editor Katrina Kenison. It includes short stories from authors such as John Updike, Alice Munro, Wendell Berry, Diane Johnson, Lorrie Moore, Stephen Dixon, and Mary Gaitskill.
Grandmother’s Pigeon is a picture book by Louise Erdrich, illustrated by Lim LaMarche. A grandmother sails away, leaving behind her birds’ nests. One of the nests has three eggs that hatch passenger pigeons.