Marilyn Dumont is a Metis writer who was born and raised on Metis Road Allowance in small town Alberta. She is the author of A Really Good Brown Girl (Winner of the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award- League of Canadian Poets), green girl dreams Mountains (Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry - Writers Guild of Alberta), that tongued belonging (Winner McNally Robinson Poetry Book of the Year and McNally Robinson Aboriginal Book of the Year), The Pemmican Eaters (Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry - Writers Guild of Alberta, and forthcoming collection coming in 2024. Marilyn’s work has been widely anthologized, represented in artwork and poetry installations. She has received the Alberta Lieutenant Governor General’s Distinguished Artist’s Award and the League of Canadian Poets Lifetime Membership Award. Marilyn was guest anthologist for The Best Canadian Poetry 2020.