Francine Cunningham is a Canadian Indigenous writer, artist and educator. She is a graduate of the UBC Creative Writing MFA program, a recent winner of The Hnatyshyn Foundation’s REVEAL Indigenous Art Award, a recipient of the 2017 Telus StoryHive webseries grant, winner of Grain Magazine’s short forms fiction contest, and was long listed for The New Quarterly 2018 Edna Stabler Personal Essay Contest. Her creative non-fiction has appeared in The Malahat Review, the anthology Boobs: Women explore what it means to have breasts (Caitlin Press), The Best Canadian Essays 2017 (TightRope Books), and more. Her fiction and poetry have appeared in The Puritan, Joyland Magazine, Echolocation Magazine, The Maynard and more.