About the Author

Janet Rogers


Janet Rogers is an award-winning First Nations Mohawk/Tuscarora writer from the Six Nations of the Grand River currently living on the traditional territories of the Songhees and Esquimalt peoples on Vancouver Island. BC. Her works have been nominated in the category Best Spoken Word Recording at the Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards, the Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards, and the Native American Music Awards. She has hosted the radio programs Native Waves Radio on CFUV and Tribal Clefs on CBC Radio One Victoria. She produced the radio documentaries Bring Your Drum: 50 Years of Indigenous Protest Music and Resonating Reconciliation which received awards for Best Radio at the imagineNATIVE Film and Media Arts Festival. From January 2012 to November 2014, she was City of Victoria Poet Laureate. In 2015, she was named writer in residence for the University of Northern British Columbia. Between Spirit and Emotion is her sixth published poetry book.