Heid Erdrich, a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Ojibway and award winning poet, will be reading at UGA, Tuesday, March 5th from 7-9 p.m. at Ciné, 234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601.
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. She’s also the editor of two anthologies of literature by Native writers including NEW POETS OF NATIVE NATIONS form Graywolf Press. Her recent non-fiction book is Original Local: Indigenous Foods, Stories and Recipes. Erdrich’ s awards include a Native Arts and Culture Foundation, Loft Literary Center, Minnesota State Arts Board, Minnesota Book Award, and more. She teaches in the low-residency MFA Creative Writing program of Augsburg College.
Her visit is made possible by the Department of Language and Literacy Education in the University of Georgia College of Education, the Eidson Distinguished Professor in American Literature LeAnne Howe, and the Willson Center for Humanities & Arts. This reading is free and open to the public.