Aviaq Johnston is an Inuk author from Igloolik, Nunavut. Her first novel Those Who Run in the Sky, a coming-of-age story about a young shaman trapped in the spirit world, won the Indigenous Voices Award for most significant work of prose in English and was a finalist for the Governor General's Literary Award for young people's literature — text. She is also the author of the charming children's book What's My Superpower? illustrated by Tim Mack.
In 2018, Johnston was named one of 18 Canadian writers to watch by CBC Books.
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