Heid E. Erdrich edited the recent anthology New Poets of Native Nations. She is the author of seven books of poetry including the forthcoming Little Big Bully, selected by the National Poetry Series for Penguin Poetry. Her non-fiction work, Original Local: Indigenous Foods, Stories, and Recipes from the Upper Midwest, was a 2014 Best Food Book from City Pages. Erdrich is a faculty mentor for Augsburg University’s Low-residency MFA and the current Distinguished Visiting Professor at University of Minnesota Morris. She is Ojibwe, enrolled at Turtle Mountain.