Joshua Whitehead is an Oji-Cree, two-spirit storyteller and academic from Peguis First Na-tion on Treaty 1 territory in Manitoba. He is currently working toward a PhD in Indigenous literatures and cultures at the University of Calgary on Treaty 7 territory. He is the author of the novel Jonny Appleseed (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2018), winner of the 2019 Amazon.ca First Novel Award and the Lambda Literary Award for Gay Fiction. His book of poetry, Full-Metal Indigiqueer, was shortlisted for the 2017 Lambda Literary Award for Transgender Poetry. He has been published widely in Canadian literary magazines.