Staci Lola Drouillard

Staci Lola Drouillard lives and works in her hometown of Grand Marais, Minnesota, on the North Shore of Lake Superior. A Grand Portage tribal descendant, she has degrees from the University of Minnesota. Her first book, Walking the Old Road: A People’s History of Chippewa City and the Grand Marais Anishinaabe was awarded the Hamlin Garland prize for popular history from the Midwestern History Association, won the NE Minnesota Book Award for non-fiction, and was a finalist for a Minnesota Book Award. Her most recent book, Seven Aunts, is an unconventional portrait of family and women’s lives in northern Minnesota and winner of the 2023 Minnesota Book Award for Memoir and Creative Nonfiction.

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