Billy-Ray Belcourt


Billy-Ray Belcourt is from the Driftpile Cree Nation. He is a 2016 Rhodes Scholar and is reading for an M.St. in Women’s Studies at the University of Oxford. He was named by CBC Books (à la Tracey Lindberg) as one of six Indigenous writers to watch, and his poetry has been published in Assaracus: A Journal of Gay Poetry, Red Rising Magazine, SAD Mag, mâmawi-âcimowak, The Yellow Medicine Review, The Malahat Review, and PRISM International. His first book, THIS WOUND IS A WORLD: POEMS & ESSAYS, is forthcoming in fall 2017 with Frontenac House.