Heid Erdrich. Photo by John Ratzloff

Heid Erdrich. Photo by John Ratzloff


Minneapolis poet, teacher, editor and curator Heid Erdrich, author of four collections of poetry and a winner of a Minnesota Book Award, is a finalist for the Montreal International Poetry Prize.

The prize is truly international, with judges from all over the world -- India, Canada, the United States, Ireland, Nigeria, Guyana.

The winner of the competition will be announced in December, and all 50 finalists will be published in an upcoming anthology. Erdrich is the author of "National Monuments" and other collections and is editor and publisher at Wiigwaas Press, which publishes books in the Ojibwe language.




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