Tiffany Midge is a citizen of the Standing Rock Sioux Nation and was raised in the Pacific Northwest. A former humor columnist for Indian Country Today, she taught writing and composition for Northwest Indian College, and served as poet laureate for the small college town where she resides. Midge is the author of the memoir Bury My Heart at Chuck E. Cheese’s (University of Nebraska Press) and poetry collections The Woman Who Married A Bear (University of New Mexico Press) and Horns (Scablands Books), forthcoming. She is the recipient of a 2020 Pushcart Prize, the Kenyon Review Earthworks Indigenous Poetry Prize, a Western Heritage Award, and she was awarded a 2019-20 Simons Public Humanities fellowship for University of Kansas Hall Center for the Humanities. Her work’s appeared in McSweeney’s, the Offing, Waxwing, Moss, Lit Hub, World Literature Today, and more. She aspires to be the Distinguished Writer in Residence for Seattle’s Space Needle and considers her contribution to humanity to be her sparkly personality.
Learn more about Tiffany at her website.
Watch Tiffany read from her book Bury My Heart at Chuck E. Cheese's as part of the 2019 Montana Book Festival.