Laura Vukson

 

 

 

Laura Vukson

Laura Vukson is a Tlicho Dene First Nation member, a mother, and an advocate for Indigenous youth. As Executive Director of ArtsCan Circle, Laura engages with young Indigenous people in remote northern communities, where she nurtures collaborations between them and working artists.

Laura holds a degree in International Development from York University. In 2016, along with 22 other Indigenous women from around the world, she partook in the Foro International de Mugeres Indigenas scholarship program at the United Nations and Columbia University in NYC.

Laura’s been published in the Globe and Mail, had an essay shortlisted for the Prism International NFC and longlisted for The Fiddlehead NFC.  Residing in Parry Sound, Ontario, she’s co-creator of Sweetwater Writers Workshop, a place she likes to refer to as a home for wayward writers. Laura’s currently working on her first novel as well as a collection of essays. 

 

 

Published Work:

Read Laura Vukson’s interview, plus an excerpt of “Birthed Twice” in The Malahat Review.

First Person Piece published in The Globe and Mail.

 

 

 

 

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