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Tiffany Midge

Tiffany Midge (Hunkpapa Lakota, enrolled Standing Rock) is a poetry editor for The Rumpus, and a humor columnist for Indian Country Media Network. Her poetry collection The Woman Who Married a Bear (University of New Mexico Press, 2016) won the Kenyon Review Earthworks Indigenous Poetry Prize, and a Western Heritage Award. Her book Outlaws, Renegades and Saints: Diary of a Mixed-up Halfbreed (Greenfield Review Press, 1996) was the recipient of the Diane Decorah Memorial Poetry Award from the Native Writers’ Circle of the Americas. Her children’s book Animal Legend and Lore: Buffalo was published by Scholastic Inc. Midge’s poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and humor/satire have appeared most recently in McSweeney's, The Toast Butter Blog, Waxwing, Moss, Okey-Pankey, Mud City, Apex, The Rumpus and World Literature Today, and has been widely anthologized. Midge lives and serves as poet laureate in Moscow, Idaho, and aspires to be the distinguished writer in residence in Seattle’s space needle.