Laurelyn Whitt’s poems have appeared in various, primarily North American, journals including Nimrod International, The Malahat Review, Puerto Del Sol, PRISM International, The Tampa Review, ARC, Rattle, Descant, and The Fiddlehead. The most recent of her four poetry collections, Tether (Seraphim Editions) won the 2013 Lansdowne Prize for Poetry. She is also the author or co-author of three non-fiction titles. She has a PhD in Philosophy of Science from Western University, immigrated to Canada in 2007, and is a Professor of Native Studies at Brandon University. Currently, she divides her time between Manitoba and Newfoundland.