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Jan 21, 2022

Born and raised in Thunder Bay, Jacqueline D'Acre had an old-fashioned childhood: playing in the street, milk delivered by horse-drawn wagons. From age three, She was riding horses every day. She moved to San Francisco and went to Lone Mountain College, an adjunct to the University of San Francisco, on a...


Jan 14, 2022

Elisabeth de Mariaffi is a Canadian writer, whose debut short story collection How to Get Along With Women was a longlisted nominee for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and a shortlisted nominee for the ReLit Award in 2013.

Her poetry and fiction have been published in literary magazines including CV2, Descant, The...


Jan 7, 2022

Dawn Dumont is a Plains Cree writer, former lawyer, comedian and journalist from the Okanese First Nation in Saskatchewan, Canada.

Her first book, Nobody Cries at Bingo (2011), is a fictionalized, humorous account of her own life growing up on a reserve. Dumont says that the book was inspired by the writing of David...