Cherie Dimaline is a writer and editor from the Georgian Bay Metis Community in Ontario who has published 4 books. Her latest book, The Marrow Thieves, won both the 2017 Governor General’s Award and the prestigious Kirkus Prize for Young Readers and is a finalist for the White Pine Award. The Marrow Thieves was also named a Book of Year on numerous lists including the National Public Radio, the School Library Journal, the New York Public Library, the Globe and Mail, Quill & Quire and the CBC, and is a national bestseller. Cherie currently lives in Toronto, Ontario where she coordinates the annual Indigenous Writers’ Gathering and is at work on her next novel.