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), Native Love Jams, a romantic comedy with a pub date tba, and a comic book, Kid Epicurious (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 for PBS, First Nations Development Institute and others. She is a member of the I-Collective, Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers and Storytellers, and the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. She lives in Duluth with her husband, two cats, and a turtle.