BILLY-RAY B E L C O U R T
Billy-Ray Belcourt is from the Driftpile Cree Nation. He is a PhD candidate and 2018 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholar at the University of Alberta. THIS WOUND IS A WORLD (Frontenac 2017) is his first book and it won the 2018 Canadian Griffin Poetry Prize. NDN COPING MECHANISMS is his next book, and it'll be out with House of Anansi in the fall of 2019.