Cherie Dimaline

Cherie Dimaline has held many jobs including magician's assistant, museum curator and executive director. Her creative work has been featured in national magazines and sought after for diverse anthologies. Her first book, "Red Rooms" debuted in Spring of 2007 and received positive accolades from both Aboriginal and mainstream audiences, culminating in its receiving the Fiction Book of the Year Award at the Anskohk Literary Festival. Since its release, Red Rooms continues to find its way onto college and university reading lists and into libraries and schools internationally. She has traveled across Canada and to Australia to give readings and present lectures on her writing. Cherie lives in Toronto, Canada with her partner and their three children. She is the writer in residence for First Nations House at the University of Toronto and is the editor of FNH Magazine.

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July, 2013May, 2013
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    What happens when you read? Well, quite simply you become a whole new person. Reading lays down path ...

  • I LOVE EATING

    In my house food takes up a huge portion of our household income. Then again, in my house there are ...

March, 2013
  • THE RECONCILIATION ISSUE

    LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: RECONCILIATION ISSUE Stories are the miracle of spirit + journey. Stories ar ...

  • RESISTANCE. RESURGENCE. CELEBRATION.

    LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: RESISTANCE ISSUE One of my favourite memories of my grandmother is her laugh ...

  • An excerpt from Cherie Dimaline’s new collection of short stories. all the small things that collect ...

  • THE BEAD FAIRY

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