Amber Blaeser-Wardzala

Lance Cleland

Amber Blaeser-Wardzala is an Anishinaabe writer, beader, fencer, and Jingle Dress Dancer from White Earth Nation in Minnesota. A current MFA Fiction Candidate at Arizona State University, her writing is forthcoming from Tahoma Literary ReviewCRAFT, and a Penguin Random House anthology. Her work has appeared in Ruminate MagazineSigma Tau Delta RectangleJet Fuel Review, and others. Blaeser-Wardzala is a former fiction fellow for the inaugural Women’s National Book Association Authentic Voices Program. In 2022, her novel in-progress was shortlisted for the Granum Foundation Prize. She is the current Nonfiction Editor for Hayden’s Ferry Review.