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Vera Wabegijig

Vera Wabegijig

Vera Wabegijig is a nishnaabe writer, blogger, media artist and mother living in Nepean, ON.

Wild Rice Dreams is the first collection of poetry (BookLand Press, Toronto, ON. 2013). Poetry has been printed in many anthologies including Yellow Medicine Review , XXX NDN, Breaking the Surface to name a few. Vera performed poetry at the Canadian Spoken Word Festival, Talking Stick Festival, Banff Centre for the Arts, VerseFest, and Voices of Venus.

The second collection of poetry, How Thoughts Take Root , is currently being workshopped.

Writers Festival Appearances