Tashia Hart (Red Lake Anishinaabe) is an award-winning author and illustrator of Gidjie and the Wolves (Not Too Far Removed Press, 2020) and Girl Unreserved (2015). Forthcoming works include The Good Berry Cookbook: Harvesting and Preparing Wild Rice and Other Wild Foods (Minnesota Historical Society Press 2021), and Native Love Jams, a romantic comedy with a pub date tba. She’s the illustrator of 3 books in the Minnesota Native American Lives series (Wise Ink Creative Publishing, 2020), and her short works include recipes, essays, poetry and short stories for various publications. She is an editor of A Gathering Basket (coming August 2021), a multi-media cookbook project by the I-Collective www.icollectiveinc.org. She lives in Duluth with her husband, two cats, and a turtle.