Lindsay Nixon is an editor and writer. Their debut book, nîtisânak, was released to critical acclaim in 2018. The memoir draws from Cree, Saulteaux and Métis tradition, exploring how the writer's life has been shaped by love, loss, family and community. In 2019, Nixon took home the Dayne Ogilvie Prize, an annual $5,000 prize given to an emerging writer from the LGBTQ community. They have contributed writing to a wide range of publications, including the Malahat Review, Room, Teen Vogue and the Inuit Art Quarterly.
CBC Books named Nixon a writer to watch in 2019.
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