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About the author

Thomas King is an award-winning novelist, short story writer, scriptwriter, and photographer. His many books include the novels Medicine River and Green Grass, Running Water; the short story collections The Truth About Stories (Minnesota, 2005) One Good Story, That One (Minnesota, 2013), and A Short History of Indians in Canada (Minnesota, 2013); the children’s books A Coyote Columbus Story and Coyote's New Suit; and, as editor, the literary anthology All My Relations. He hosted the popular CBC Radio series, The Dead Dog Café Hour, and is the recipient of a 2004 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Western American Literary Association. He has taught Native studies, literature, and creative writing at the University of Lethbridge, the University of Minnesota, and most recently the University of Guelph.