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 the BC and Yukon Book Prize, the Indigenous Voices Awards, and the Vancouver Book Award. She is a winner of the Indigenous Voices Award in the 2019 Unpublished Prose Category and of The Hnatyshyn Foundation's REVEAL Indigenous Art Award.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, and in Joyland Magazine, The Puritan and elsewhere. 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.
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For today’s ALU Gift Guide picks, Francine Cunningham, author of
God Isn't Here Today (Invisible Publishing) and
On/Me (Caitlin Press) gives us her holiday recommendations — from something for the sci-fi nerd in your life, to your gossipy co-worker.
January 19, 2022
Forget the snow and cold with these fire forthcoming reads for spring, full of the surreal and strange.The selections below make up some of my most anticipated and recommended Off/Kilter reads hitting shelves this season.
Stay weird and stay well,
—Your Off/Kilter Host, Leyla ... Read more
March 4, 2021
While other parts of the world officially observe Women's History Month, we're joining in to celebrate amazing women in Canada and beyond.
This month, we're putting a spotlight on books by and about women and the people behind them. First up is BC-based Caitlin Press, a fiercely ... Read more