Winter 2021 Writer-in-Residence
 

Katherena Vermette - Winter 2021 Writer In Residence

Katherena Vermette is a Métis writer from Treaty One territory, the heart of the Métis nation, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Her first book, North End Love Songs (The Muses Company) won the Governor General’s Literary Award for Poetry. Her novel, The Break (House of Anansi) was bestseller in Canada and won multiple awards and nominations.

She is also the author of the picture book The Girl and The Wolf (Theytus), the graphic novel series, A Girl Called Echo (Highwater Press), and co-wrote and co-directed the Canadian Screen Award winning short doc, this river (NFB).

Vermette lives with her family in a cranky old house within skipping distance of the temperamental Red River.

 

Past Writers/Storytellers-in-Residence:

Lindsay Wong - Fall 2020

Rob Malo- Winter 2020

Bill Richardson - Fall 2019

Duncan Mercredi - Winter 2019

Tristan Hughes - Fall 2018

David Bergen - Winter 2018

Jordan Abel - Fall 2017

Jennifer Still - Winter 2017

Steven Ross Smith- Fall 2016

Jeanne Randolph - Winter 2016

Kitty Fitzgerald - Fall 2015

Dovie Thomason - Winter 2015

Liz Duffy Adams - Fall 2014

Louise Wallwein - Winter 2014

Christine Fellows and John K. Samson - Fall 2013

Clare Murphy - Winter 2013

Sally Ito - Fall 2012

Patrick Ryan - Fall 2011

Méira Cook - Winter 2011

Ignatius Mabasa - Fall 2010

Roberta Kennedy - Winter 2010

Jan Andrews - Fall 2009

Armin Wiebe - Fall 2008

Rody Gorman - Fall 2008

Gregory Scofield - 2007