About the Author

Francine Cunningham


Francine Cunningham is an award-winning Indigenous writer, artist and educator. God Isn't Here Today is her debut collection of short fiction, and her debut book of poems On/Me (Caitlin Press) was nominated for 2020 BC and Yukon Book Prize, a 2020 Indigenous Voices Award, and is currently nominated for The Vancouver Book Award. She is a winner of the Indigenous Voices Award in the 2019 UnpublishedProse Category and of The Hnatyshyn Foundation's REVEAL Indigenous Art Award. Her fiction has appeared in The Best Canadian Short Stories 2021, in Grain Magazine as the 2018 Short Prose Award winner, on The Malahat Review 's Far Horizons Prose shortlist, in Joyland Magazine, The Puritan and more. Francine is a graduate of the Creative Writing MFA program at The University of British Columbia, and currently resides in Alberta. Learn more at www.francinecunningham.ca.