Cherie Dimaline is Ojibway and Métis.Cherie is the Writer in Residence for First Nations House at the University of Toronto. Her first book, Red Rooms, was published in 2007 and won the Anskohk Fiction Book of the Year Award. She is the editor of FNH Magazine, an Aboriginal student periodical; Muskrat Magazine, an online indigenous publication; and FACE, a national print quarterly focused on food sovereignty and culture. Her short fiction has been anthologized internationally. Cherie's novel "The Girl Who Grew a Galaxy" will be released by Theytus Books in 2013.