Jesse Thistle

Jesse Thistle

Jesse Thistle is Métis-Cree, from Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. He is an assistant professor in Métis Studies at York University in Toronto. He is a finalist for the Kobo Emerging Writer Prize, won a Governor General’s Academic Medal in 2016 and is a Pierre Elliot Trudeau Foundation Scholar and a Vanier Scholar. His memoir From the Ashes was an instant Canadian bestseller and shortlisted for Canada Reads.

Jesse Thistle is published by Simon & Schuster Canada

What to read

From the Ashes: My Story of Being Métis, Homeless, and Finding My Way by Jesse Thistle, 2019

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