Thursday, February 7, 2008
Garry Gottfriedson, a member of the Secwepemc First Nation, lives in Kamloops, BC. He is a self-employed rancher with a Masters degree in Education from Simon Fraser University. His published works include Glass Tepee (Thistledown Press, 2002), which was nominated for a First People's Publishing Award 2004, and Painted Pony (Partners in Publishing, 2005) which was his first children’s story. He has read from his work across North America and Europe, and recently, in Taiwan. His latest book is a collection of cowboy and Indian heritage poems entitled Whiskey Bullets, published by Ronsdale Press.