David Heska Wanbli Weiden

“Reading should not be presented to children as a chore, a duty. It should be offered as a gift.”
~Kate DiCamillo

October 12th at 8:00pm ET – October 19th at 8:00pm ET on eBay

Auction Items

  • Typed Signed Letter
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    $25 starting bid

Author’s Biography

David Heska Wanbli Weiden, an enrolled citizen of the Sicangu Lakota Nation, is the author of Winter Counts (Ecco, 2020), nominated for an Edgar Award, and winner of the Anthony, Thriller, Lefty, Barry, Macavity, Spur, High Plains, Electa Quinney, Tillie Olsen, CrimeFest (UK), and Crime Fiction Lover (UK) Awards. The novel was a New York Times Editors’ Choice, an Indie Next pick, main selection of the Book of the Month Club, and named a Best Book of the year by NPR, Amazon, Publishers WeeklyLibrary JournalThe Guardian, and other magazines. He has short stories appearing or forthcoming in the anthologies Best American Mystery and Suspense Stories 2022Denver NoirMidnight HourThis Time for SureNever Whistle at Night, and The Perfect Crime. His nonfiction has appeared in the New York TimesShenandoah, and Writer’s Digest. Weiden received the PEN America Writing for Justice Fellowship and is the recipient of fellowships and residencies from MacDowell, Ucross, Ragdale, Vermont Studio Center, Sewanee, and Tin House. He’s Professor of Native American Studies and Political Science at Metropolitan State University of Denver and lives in Colorado with his family.

Learn more about David on his website.


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David Heska Wanbli Weiden
has generously donated time to the Friends of the Ashland Public Library for our online Author Confidential Auction, helping raise funds to support our library programs for all ages. We are so grateful!