Katherena Vermette

The Strangers

katherena vermette (she/her/hers) is a Red River Métis (Michif) writer from Treaty 1 territory, the heart of the Métis Nation. She received the Governor General’s Literary Award for Poetry for her first book, North End Love Songs (The Muses’ Company). Her second novel, The Strangers (Hammish Hamilton) won the Atwood Gibson Writers Trust Fiction Prize and was named Chapters Indigo’s Book of the Year 2021. It was also longlisted for the Giller Prize.

Katherena Vermette