Billy-Ray Belcourt is from the Driftpile Cree Nation. He is a PhD student in the Dept. of English & Film Studies at the University of Alberta. This Wound is a World is his first book, and it was selected by CBC Books as the best Canadian poetry of 2017.
Chelsea Vowel is Métis from manitow-sâkahikan (Lac Ste. Anne) Alberta, currently residing in amiskwacîwâskahikan (Edmonton). Mother to six girls, she has a BEd and LLB, and is currently a graduate student and online Cree language coordinator at the Faculty of Native studies at the University of Alberta.
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