Susan Power is an enrolled member of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and a native Chicagoan. She received an A.B. from Harvard/Radcliffe, a J.D. from Harvard Law School, and an M.F.A. from the Iowa Writers' Workshop. Her short fiction has been published in "Atlantic Monthly," "Paris Review," "Voice Literary Supplement," "Ploughshares," "Story," and "The Best American Short Stories 1993."