Heid E. Erdrich 

is the author of seven collections of poetry, a non-fiction Indigenous foods memoir, and she’s editor of two anthologies. Heid grew up in Wahpeton, North Dakota and is Ojibwe enrolled at Turtle Mountain.

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Find Heid on Twitter @heiderdrich and Instagram @heidbearnation

News from Heid 

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My next poetry collection, Little Big Bully, will be published by Penguin OCT. 6th, 2020!   It’s available for pre-order now at www.birchbarkbooks.com. I’ll be coming to you virtually via events late Sept. through Dec. Starting with Poets House Presents. Please see events tab above for my full calendar and please join me!

OTHER NEWS: This Publishers Weekly article is a highpoint for me in this difficult time. In November of 2020, I’ll be the Poem-a-Day guest editor for Academy of American Poets.

Older News from Heid

2019 -2017: I won a National Poetry Series Award for my collection Little Big Bully  which will be published by Penguin in fall of 2020. ALSO: New Poets of Native Nations  won an American Book Award – go Native poets! In early 2020, I was in residency as visiting writer at Vermont Studio Center. Since August, I’ve been in the Distinguished Visiting Professorship in Liberal Arts at University of Minnesota Morris. I had my first exhibit as a featured visual artist in Skew Lines, May 2019, created in a dual residency with Rosy Simas for SooVAC. 2018:  New Poets of Native Nations anthology was published. You can read my introduction here. What else has Heid been up to? Lit Hub finds out in this interview.2017-2018  poetry published on-line by The Rumpus  –  Academy of American Poets  – ORIONMy poetry book Curator of Ephemera at the New Museum for Archaic Media  came out from Michigan State University Press.  You can buy signed copies of my books via Birchbark Books

 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