Louise Erdrich has been a frequent contributor of stories to The New Yorker. “The Years of My Birth,” which later became part of “The Round House” in altered form, was published in the magazine in the issue of January 10, 2011. Last week she wrote for us about Election Day among Native Americans in Minnesota.
“Opening Night,” by the New Yorker staff writer Katherine Boo, ran in the issue of February 23, 2009, and follows some of the same characters who appear in Boo’s book “Behind the Beautiful Forevers.”
Four of David Ferry’s poems have appeared in The New Yorker, the first in 1953.
Many of the other National Book Award finalists have also appeared in The New Yorker.