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Poet Heid Erdrich to read new works at University of Minnesota Libraries

April 9, 2012

Who: Poet Heid E. Erdrich
What: Third Annual Pankake Poetry Reading
Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library
When: Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 4 p.m.

Heid E. Erdrich will read from her latest poetry collection at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24 at the Elmer L. Andersen Library, 222 21st Ave. S., Minneapolis. A reception will follow the reading, with copies of her works available for sale and signing.

Heid E. Erdrich is the author of four poetry collections, including "National Monuments," which received the 2009 Minnesota Book Award for poetry. Her poem "What Gathers" was a finalist for the 2011 Montreal International Poetry Prize. "Cell Traffic: New and Selected Poems" will be released April 19.

The Pankake Poetry Series was founded in honor of librarian Marcia Pankake, whose love of poetry was demonstrated in the countless readings and poetry events she hosted at the University Libraries until her retirement in 2007.

This event is free and open to the public; reservations are requested by April 17 online at

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