Gregory Scofield

Gregory Scofield infuses his poetry and plays with political concerns related to Indigenous communities and Canada at large.
Gregory Scofield is a Métis poet, whose work draws on Cree story-telling traditions. (Janzen Photography)

Red River Métis poet and activist Gregory Scofield writes in defence of social justice for Indigenous communities across Canada. He won the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize in 1994, an award recognizing the work of B.C. poets. He was also the recipient of the 2016 Latner Writers' Trust Poetry Prize, which is given annually to a mid-career poet for their body of work. Scofield is an associate professor of English at Laurentian University.

Thunder Through My Veins is his 1999 memoir recounting his early life. His poetry collections include Love Medicine and One Song and the 2017 publication, Witness, I Am

Books by Gregory Scofield

Interviews with Gregory Scofield

The Metis poet on his latest collection, which in part honours missing and murdered indigenous women. 17:09


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