R257. New Poets of Native Nations
Thursday, March 28, 2019
3:00 pm to 4:15 pm
Heid E. Erdrich edited New Poets of Native Nations from Graywolf Press. Heid is Ojibwe, enrolled at Turtle Mountain. She authored seven books including Curator of Ephemera at the New Museum for Archaic Media. Heid teaches poetry/mixed genre at the Low Residency MFA Program of Augsburg University.
Tacey M. Atsitty, Diné, is a recipient of numerous prizes and awards. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Poetry Magazine, Kenyon Review Online, Prairie Schooner, Crazyhorse, Literary Hub, and other publications. Her first book is Rain Scald.
Laura Da’ is a poet and teacher. Da’ studied creative writing at the University of Washington She is Eastern Shawnee. Her first book, Tributaries, won a 2016 American Book Award. In 2015, Da’ was a Made at Hugo House Fellow and a Jack Straw Fellow.
Gwen Nell Westerman is a poet and visual artist. She is Dakota, enrolled with Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate. Her work appears in Yellow Medicine Review, Water-Stone Review, Natural Bridge, and on the Poetry Foundation website. She is the author of Follow the Blackbirds and War Mothers Song (forthcoming).
Trevino L. Brings Plenty is a poet, musician, and multi-media artist. He received his MFA from the Institute of American Indian Arts. His books include Wakpá Wanáǧi, Ghost River, Real Indian Junk Jewelry, and Shedding Skins: Four Sioux Poets.