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Tomson Highway 

Publisher: House of Anansi Press
Publisher: Penguin Random House Canada

Tomson Highway is a Cree author, playwright, and musician. His memoir, Permanent Astonishment, won the 2021 Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction. He also wrote the plays The Rez Sisters and Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kapuskasing, and the bestselling novel Kiss of the Fur Queen. Tomson Highway is a member of the Barren Lands First Nation and lives in Gatineau, Quebec.

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