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Conor Kerr is a Métis/Ukrainian educator, writer and harvester. He is a member of the Métis Nation of Alberta, part of the Edmonton Indigenous community and is descended from the Lac Ste. Anne & Fort Des Prairies Metis communities and the Papaschase Cree Nation. His Ukrainian family settled in Treaty 4 territory in Saskatchewan. Conor works as the Executive Director of Indigenous Education and Services at Langara College. In 2019, Conor received The Fiddlehead’s Ralph Gustafson Poetry award. In 2021, Conor received The Malahat Review’s Long Poem Prize. His writing has been anthologized in Best Canadian Stories 2020, Best Canadian Poetry 2020 and has appeared in literary magazines across Canada. He has two books coming out in 2021, Avenue of Champions, and An Explosion of Feathers. 

Conor is represented by Cody Caetano and Carolyn Forde.