Dallas Hunt is Cree and a member of Wapsewsipi (Swan River First Nation) in Treaty Eight territory in northern Alberta. His creative work is published in Contemporary Verse 2, Prairie Fire, PRISM international and Arc Poetry. His first children’s book, Awâsis and the World-famous Bannock, was published through Highwater Press in 2018, and was nominated for several awards. His first collection of poetry, Creeland, is published by Nightwood Editions (2021). Hunt is an assistant professor of Indigenous literatures at the University of British Columbia.