Leanne Simpson

Leanne Betasamosake Simpson is a Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg scholar, writer, musician and member of Alderville First Nation. She is the author of five previous books, including This Accident of Being Lost, which won the MacEwan University Book of the Year; and was a finalist for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and the Trillium Book Award; was longlisted for CBC Canada Reads; and was named a best book of the year by the Globe and Mail, the National Post and Quill & Quire. She has released three albums including f(l)ight and Noopiming Sessions, with her fourth, Theory of Ice, coming later this year. Her latest work, a novel, Noopiming: The Cure for White Ladies, was released this fall by House of Anansi Press.