Best Selling Author Michelle Good to Speak at Literacy Unlimited’s Under the Cover Fundraiser
We are delighted to announce that Michelle Good, author Five Little Indians, has agreed to speak at our April 13th Under the Cover Fundraiser.
MICHELLE GOOD is a Cree writer and a member of the Red Pheasant Cree Nation in Saskatchewan. After working for Indigenous organizations for twenty-five years, she obtained a law degree and advocated for residential school survivors for over fourteen years. Good earned a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at the University of British Columbia while still practising law and managing her own law firm. Her poems, short stories, and essays have been published in magazines and anthologies across Canada, and her poetry was included on two lists of the best Canadian poetry in 2016 and 2017. Five Little Indians, her first novel, won the HarperCollins/UBC Best New Fiction Prize, the Amazon First Novel Award, the Governor General’s Literary Award and the Rakuten Kobo Emerging Writer Award. It was also longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and a finalist for the Writer’s Trust Award.
Five Little Indians is a story about five survivors of Canada’s residential school system. Read more on Michelle’s website.
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