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Welcome to Kegedonce Press!
Ahnee! Serving up all the tasty literary treats you've come to expect, 24/7. Since 1993, Kegedonce Press has been crafting beautiful books that involve Indigenous Peoples at all levels of production. Based at Neyaashiinigmiing, on the traditional territory of the Chippewas of Nawash First Nation.
Five Weeks, Five Books
Celebrating Indigenous Poetry during National Poetry Month
April is National Poetry Month, and although it may seem like everything is suspended while we are practicing social distancing, we at Kegedonce heartily believe that we have more cause than ever to indulge in and celebrate poetry!
For the next five weeks, we will highlight five of our most recent poetry collections
Publication Anniversary: A Conversation with Smokii Sumac
Just one year ago, Smokii Sumac launched his debut poetry collection, you are enough: love poems for the end of the world, and it’s been quite an amazing year! Smokii has done numerous readings and author events, and the book has had a wonderful reception. In June, it won the Indigenous Voices Award in Published Poetry in English!
by TUNCHAI REDVERS
i am femme, i am fireweed
Fireweed, Tunchai Redvers's debut poetry collection, explores the rawness, trauma, and realities of adolescence compounded with the experience of being a young, Indigenous, and two-spirit intergenerational residential school survivor. Rooted in the symbolism and growth of fireweed, a flower native to the northwest of Canada, this collection ta