Heid E. Erdrich is Ojibwe enrolled at Turtle Mountain. She is the author of five poetry collections, most recently Curator of Ephemera at the New Museum for Archaic Media. Heid works as an interdisciplinary artist and scholar, a visual arts curator, and editor. Her collaborative award-winning poem videos and animations are created with an all-indigenous crew. She has won grants and honors from the Loft, Minnesota State Arts Board, First Peoples Fund, Bush Foundation among others. Heid teaches in the Augsburg College Low-residency MFA in Creative Writing program.