Waubgeshig Rice is an award-winning author and journalist originally from Wasauksing First Nation. His first short story collection, Midnight Sweatlodge, inspired by his experiences growing up in an Anishinaabe community, won an Independent Publishers Book Award in 2012. Rice’s debut novel, Legacy, followed in 2014; that same year his reporting on Indigenous issues for the CBC received the Anishinabek Nation’s Debwewin Citation for excellence in First Nation Storytelling. Rice’s post-apocalyptic novel, Moon of the Crusted Snow, was a national bestseller and winner of the 2019 OLA Forest of Reading Evergreen Award. He is currently working on a sequel, Moon of the Turning Leaves, to be published in 2023. He and his family split their time between Sudbury and Wasauksing.
This slow-burning thriller is also a powerful story of survival and will leave readers breathless.” –Publishers Weekly