Fife, Connie

Connie Fife

Connie Fife

Ronsdale books by Connie Fife:

  1. Poems for a New World

Originally from Saskatchewan, Connie Fife is Cree. Her poetry and critical writings have appeared in numerous anthologies and periodicals. She is the author of two previous collections of poetry: Beneath the Naked Sun (Sister Vision, 1992) and Speaking Through Jagged Rock (Broken Jaw Press, 1999). She is the editor of Gatherings 2 (Theytus, 1991) and Fireweed: Native Women’s Issue, No. 26 (1986).

She was recently awarded, in Charlottetown, the one-time Prince and Princess Edward Prize in Aboriginal Literature in acknowledgement of her contribution both in her community and in Canada. She now lives in Victoria, B.C.