From: Love After the End




Joshua Whitehead

joshua whitehead is an Oji-Cree/nêhiyâw, Two-Spirit/Indigiqueer member of Peguis First Nation (Treaty 1). He is the author of the poetry collection full-metal indigiqueer (Talonbooks, 2017) and the novel Jonny Appleseed (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2018), which was longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize; shortlisted for the Governor General’s Award for Fiction, the Amazon First Novel Award, the Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award, the Firecracker Award, and the Indigenous Voices Award; and won a Lambda Literary Award for Gay Fiction and the Georges Bugnet Award for Fiction. He is the winner of the Governor General’s History Award for the Indigenous Arts & Stories Challenge in 2016. He is working on a PhD in Indigenous Literatures and Cultures in the University of Calgary’s English department (Treaty 7).