Joshua Whitehead is an Oji-Cree, Two-Spirit storyteller and academic from Peguis First Nation on Treaty 1 territory in Manitoba. He is currently working toward a PhD in Indigenous literatures and cultures at the University of Calgary on Treaty 7 territory. He has been published widely in Canadian literary magazines including Prairie Fire, EVENT, Arc Poetry Magazine, CV2, and Red Rising Magazine. He is currently working on a non-fiction critical manifesto, and a young adult novel titled Jonny Appleseed. His debut poetry collection, Full-Metal Indigiqueer (Talonbooks), re-members and re-beautifies queer Indigeneity through a hybridized Trickster character. Joshua Whitehead currently lives in Calgary.