Heid E. Erdrich is the author of five collections of poetry, most recently Curator of Ephemera at the New Museum for Archaic Media from Michigan State University Press. Her recent non-fiction work is Original Local: Indigenous Foods, Stories and Recipes. She is editor of two anthologies of literature by Native writers including the forthcoming NEW POETS OF NATIVE NATIONS form Graywolf Press. Heid’s writing has won numerous awards as have her collaborative poem films, which you can see on her Vimeo channel. Her virtual gallery is www.agencyapophany.com. Heid grew up in Wahpeton, North Dakota and is Ojibwe enrolled at Turtle Mountain. She teaches in the low-residency MFA Creative Writing program of Augsburg College.

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News from Heid:

2018: Just completed 4 years editing New Poets of Native Nations an anthology of poetry by  extraordinary Native writers who have published first books since the year 2000.  Official pub date is July, 2018. from Graywolf Press. Could I be more thrilled? No. Look at that lovely cover image by Sherwin Bitsui!

NEW POETS OF NATIVE NATIONS

 

2017 News:

My poetry book Curator of Ephemera at the New Museum for Archaic Media  is available from Michigan State University Press.  You can buy signed copies via Birchbark Books. The book contains the fantastic artwork of Andrea Carlson, and QR Codes that link to poem films, including a few new ones in collaboration with Jonathan Thunder. Here are a couple poems from the collection along with images:

TWO EKPHRASTIC POEMS  BY HEID E. ERDRICH    — on artwork by Andrea Carlson and Jim Denomie who graciously shared their images. 

WINNER WINNER!  — after applying for 20 years in two categories, I’ve finally won a Loft-McKnight Award. I am, daily, grateful.

THANKS FOR VISITING

 

Books by Heid E. Erdrich

Fishing for Myth

Fishing for Myth

Sister Nations

Sister Nations

The Mother's Tongue

The Mother’s Tongue

National Monuments

National Monuments

Cell Traffic

Cell Traffic

Original Local

Original Local

Curator of Ephemera

Curator of Ephemera