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Cherie Dimaline



Cherie Dimaline is a Métis author and editor whose award-winning fiction has been published and anthologized internationally. Her first book, Red Rooms, was published in 2007, and her novel The Girl Who Grew a Galaxy was released in 2013. In 2014, she was named the Emerging Artist of the Year at the Ontario Premier's Award for Excellence in the Arts, and became the first Aboriginal Writer in Residence for the Toronto Public Library. Her book A Gentle Habit was published in August 2016. The Marrow Thieves has won the Governor General's Literary Award and the Kirkus Prize; it is a finalist for the White Pine Award, was named to the Globe and Mail Top 100 and was selected for CBC's Canada Reads.
 


Genres: Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult Fiction, Children's Fiction, Fantasy
 
Series
Marrow Thieves
   1. The Marrow Thieves (2017)
   2. Hunting by Stars (2021)
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Novels
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Collections
   Red Rooms (2011)
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Series contributed to
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Non fiction show
 
Books containing stories by Cherie Dimaline
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Never Whistle at Night (2023)
An Indigenous Dark Fiction Anthology
edited by
Theodore C Van Alst and Shane Hawk
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Love Beyond Body, Space, and Time (2016)
An Indigenous LGBT Sci-fi Anthology
edited by
Hope Nicholson
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Exotic Gothic 4 (2012)
edited by
Danel Olson

Award nominations
2024 Aurora Award for Best Young Adult Novel (nominee) : Funeral Songs for Dying Girls
2023 Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in a Young Adult Novel (nominee) : Funeral Songs for Dying Girls


Cherie Dimaline recommends
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And Then She Fell (2023)
Alicia Elliott
"Familiar and ethereal. Brutal and beautiful. And Then She Fell is the fulfilment of the promise of Alicia Elliott's storytelling prowess. . . . What an accomplishment. What a gift."
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The Berry Pickers (2023)
Amanda Peters
"With every sense engaged, and in a lyrical tribute to her father's stories, Amanda Peters manages to take you home to the east coast in the very best ways - through family love and personal grief and the precious accounting of minutes and memories. You cannot help but love these characters from the first chapter, they stay with you long after the last page."
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Bad Cree (2023)
Jessica Johns
"Both tactile and dreamy, terrifying and beautiful, Bad Cree will wrap you up and pull you along for the journey - once it starts, there's no backing out, no pause, no stall. I have been waiting years for Jessica Johns's books - I say books because there had better be more! She did not disappoint."

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