JENNIFER MANUEL has achieved acclaim for her short fiction, including the Storyteller’s Award at the Surrey International Writers Conference in 2013. Her short fiction is published in PRISM International, The Fiddlehead, Room Magazine and Little Fiction. A long-time activist in Indigenous issues, Manuel taught at schools in the lands of the Tahltan and Nuu-chah-nulth peoples. She lives on Vancouver Island, BC. Her second novel is The Morning Bell Brings the Broken Hearted.