May Reading Series

Join us at BLCA for our May Reading Series featuring Heidi Czerwiec and Heid E. Erdrich. The reading is held on Friday, May 10 and begins at 7:30 with time for questions to follow.

Essayist and poet Heidi Czerwiec is the author of the recently-released lyric essay collection Fluid States, selected by Dinty W. Moore as winner of Pleiades Press’ 2018 Robert C. Jones Prize for Short Prose, and the poetry collection Conjoining, and is the editor of North Dakota Is Everywhere: An Anthology of Contemporary North Dakota Poets. She writes and teaches in Minneapolis, where she is an Editor for Assay: A Journal of Nonfiction Studies and for Poetry City. Visit her at

Heid E. Erdrich is a poet, writer and interdisciplinary artist. Heid edited the recent anthology New Poets of Native Nations, Graywolf Press, 2018. She is the author of six books of poetry, most recently Curator of Ephemera at the New Museum for Archaic Media and a non-fiction work Original Local: Indigenous Foods, Stories, and Recipes from the Upper Midwest. She is a faculty mentor for Augsburg University’s Low-residency MFA. Heid is Ojibwe, enrolled at Turtle Mountain. Visit her at

The 2019 Reading Series was curated by Michael Kleber-Diggs.

The Reading Series is made possible in partnership with the Anoka County Library.