Michelle Porter is a writer and scholar who was born on the Métis homeland and is now living in Newfoundland and Labrador. She is the descendent of a long line of Métis storytellers. Many of her ancestors (the Goulet family) told stories using music, and today she tells stories using the written word. She is the author of Approaching Fire, Scratching River, and the forthcoming novel, A Grandmother Begins the Story (Penguin, 2023). Her first book of poetry, Inquiries, was shortlisted for the Pat Lowther Memorial Award for Best Book of Poetry, Canada (2019) and was a finalist for the E. J. Pratt Poetry Award (2021). She teaches creative writing at Memorial University.
This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada. Ce projet est financé en partie par le gouvernement du Canada.
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