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shalan joudry is a Mi'kmaw mother, poet, playwright, oral storyteller, and ecologist. Her third book, Waking Ground, was shortlisted for the J.M. Abrahms Atlantic Poetry Award, the Maxine Tynes Nova Scotia Poetry Award, the Pat Lowther Memorial Award, and the Indigenous Voices Award for Poetry in English. She lives in the Annapolis Valley in Nova Scotia.

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