Reaching for Higher Ground
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Heid Erdrich will give a public reading of her work. Erdrich writes, teaches, and collaborates with other artists across genres. She is the author of several poetry collections, including Cell Traffic: New and Selected Poems (2012), National Monuments (2008), winner of the Minnesota Book Award; The Mother’s Tongue (2005), part of Salt Publishing’s award-winning Earthworks Series of Native American and Latin American literature; and Fishing for Myth (1997). A recipient of awards from The Loft Literary Center, the Archibald Bush Foundation, Minnesota State Arts Board, and First People’s Fund, among other honors.
Her visit coincides with the North American Review's celebration of Native American Heritage Month.