CHERIE DIMALINE is a Me tis author and editor whose award-winning fiction has been published and anthologized internationally. Her first book, Red Rooms, was published in 2007 and her novel The Girl Who Grew a Galaxy was released in 2013. In 2014, she was named the Emerging Artist of the Year at the Ontario Premier's Award for Excellence in the Arts, and became the first Aboriginal Writer in Residence for the Toronto Public Library. Her book A Gentle Habit was published in August 2016.
Ultimately a hopeful ode to community, identity, and found family,
Hunting By Stars is timely, powerful, and un-put-downable
*Young Adult Library Services Association*
A breathtaking dystopian novel about prejudice and persistence.
A harrowing glimpse into a future all the more chilling because it's rooted in history. Our marrow holds many stories. The best ones are of love, hope, and resistance. Miigwech to Cherie Dimaline for this story! Hunting by Stars is a revelatory must-read.
*Angeline Boulley, New York Times bestselling author of Firekeeper’s Daughter*
Spellbinding. Straight from the heart of resilience-Dimaline shows how Indigenous people hold on to dreams even when trapped in nightmares.
*Wab Kinew MLA, author of the bestselling The Reason You Walk*
What a brilliant and utterly gripping book this is. Beautiful on a sentence level, kinetic, and possessed of a deep humanity. Cherie Dimaline is one of the finest worldbuilders working in fiction today, and here she has crafted something truly profound on the nature of survival, community, and the resurrective power of a story carried and told. To live up to the legacy of one of the best dystopian novels in recent memory is no small talk-Hunting by Stars does that and more.
*Omar El Akkad, author of the bestselling American War*