Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Great Regulars: [Heid] Erdrich, a member of the Turtle Mountain Band

of Ojibway, has joined a growing number of poets that are finding new life--and new audiences--for their work in the form of videos. Erdrich says a video, when done right, makes the poem "ever-so-much-more-so itself."

"Since I first started writing, I have always thought of my poems as little movies," explains Erdrich. "After seeing a few other poets start making book trailers, I decided I wanted to make little poem films.

from Marianne Combs: Minnesota Public Radio: State of the Arts: Minnesota Poetry: Poet Heid Erdrich finds herself 'pre-occupied'


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