Monique Gray Smith

Monique Gray Smith

British Columbia

Monique Gray Smith is of Cree, Lakota and Scottish ancestry and is the proud mother of twins. She is an international speaker, an award-winning author and a sought-after consultant who lives in Victoria, British Columbia. Her board book, My Heart Fills With Happiness, won the Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize and her nonfiction book, Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation, won the Moonbeam Children’s Book Award. Her new novel, Tilly and the Crazy Eights, is out this fall.

moniquegraysmith.com, @ltldrum