Waubgeshig Rice is an author and journalist from Wasauksing First Nation on Georgian Bay. He has written three fiction titles, and his short stories and essays have been published in numerous anthologies. His most recent novel, Moon of the Crusted Snow, was published in 2018 and became a national bestseller. A sequel is currently in development, due to be published in late 2022. He graduated from Ryerson University’s journalism program in 2002, and spent the bulk of his journalism career at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, most recently as host of Up North, the afternoon radio program for northern Ontario. He left CBC in 2020 to focus on his literary career. He lives in Sudbury with his wife and two sons.