Editing & Writing Experience

Copy editing (academic)

Around the Kitchen Table: Métis Aunties’ Scholarship (Edited by Laura Forsythe and Jennifer Markides)Indigenizing Archaeology: Putting Theory into Practice (Edited by Emily C. Van Alst and Carlton Shield Chief Gover)Decolonial Archival Futures (Krista McCracken and Skylee-Storm Hogan-Stacey)
University of Manitoba PressUniversity Press of FloridaAmerican Library Association
Pawaatamihk: Journal of Métis ThinkersTeaching Where You Are: Weaving Indigenous and Slow Principles and Pedagogies by Shannon Leddy and Lorrie MillerDecolonizing Sport (Edited by Janice Forsyth, Christine O’Bonsawin, Russell Field and Murray G. Phillips )
University of WinnipegUniversity of Toronto PressFernwood Publishing
Métis Music: Stories of Recognition and Resurgence by Monique Giroux (forthcoming October 15, 2024)Introduction to Determinants of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Peoples’ Health in Canada (Edited by Margo Greenwood, Sarah de Leeuw, Roberta Stout, Roseann Larstone, Julie Sutherland)Plundering the North:
A History of Settler Colonialism, Corporate Welfare, and Food Insecurity by Kristin Burnett and Travis Hay

Long-Listed for the JW Dafoe Book Prize (2024)
McGill-Queen’s University PressCanadian ScholarsUniversity of Manitoba Press
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Diversity Leadership in Education: Embedding Practices of Social Justice (Edited by Catherine McGregor and Shailoo Bedi)Manomin: Caring for Ecosystems and Each Other
(Edited by Brittany Luby, Margaret Lehman, Andrea Bradford, Samantha Mehltretter, Jane Mariotti)
Mississippian Women (Edited by Rachel V. Briggs, Michaelyn S. Harle, and Lynne P. Sullivan)
McGill-Queen’s University PressUniversity Press of FloridaUniversity Press of Florida
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The Boomerang Effect of Decolonization: Post-Orientalism and the Politics of Difference (Edited by Maurice Jr Labelle)Advocating for Palestine in Canada: Histories, Movements, Action (Edited by Emily Regan Wills, Jeremy Wildeman, Michael Bueckert, and Nadia Abu-Zahra, Foreword by Libby Davies)Canada as a Settler Colony on the Question of Palestine
(Edited by Jeremy Wildeman and M. Muhannad Ayyash)

Named one of the 100 Best Books of 2023 by The Hill Times, December 19, 2023

7 on Calgary Non-Fiction Bestsellers list, February 15, 2024
McGill-Queen’s University PressFernwood PublishingUniversity of Alberta Press
Environmental Philosophy in Desperate Times by Justin PackNatural Allies: Environment, Energy, and the History of US-Canada Relations by Daniel MacfarlaneCultural Change among the Algonquin in the Nineteenth Century by Leila Inksetter
broadview pressMcGill-Queen’s University PressUniversity of Toronto Press
Autobiography as Indigenous Intellectual Tradition: Cree and Métis âcimisowina (Deanna Reder)

Winner, Gabrielle Roy Prize 2022
Responding to the Oppression of Addiction, Fourth Edition (Edited by Rick Csiernik, William S. Rowe, and Gabriela Novotna)
Wilfred Laurier University PressCanadian Scholars

Copy editing, and stylistic/structural editing (literary, memoir, poetry)

Wînipêk: Visions of Canada from an Indigenous Centre by Niigaan SinclairStations of the Crossed, poems by Carol Rose GoldenEagle

Shortlisted, 2023 Book of the Year Award (Saskatchewan Book Awards)
Shortlisted, 2023 SK Arts Poetry Award Honouring Anne Szumigalski
Shortlisted, 2023 Rasmussen & Co. Indigenous Peoples’ Writing Award
Carving Space
Indigenous Voices Awards Anthology (Edited by Jordan Abel, Carleigh Baker, and Madeleine Reddon)
Penguin Random House CanadaInanna PublicationsPenguin Random House Canada
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This Place Is Who We Are: Stories of Indigenous Leadership, Resilience, and Connection to Homelands by Katherine Palmer Gordon with foreword by Dallas Smith

Winner, Jeanne Clarke Award (2024), Short-listed Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Book Prize (2024) 
Horses in the Sand, a memoir by Lorrie PotvinAlha Disnii – My Truth: Words from a Wet’suwet’en Woman by Corinne George
Harbour PublishingInanna Publications

Copy editing and Writing (business, blog, web, zine)

we are medicine course by the Moose Hide Campaign

pando blog, writer/contributor. Sample: “Prevent employee turnover by investing in clear career progression pathways

Indigenous Editors Association: Strategic Plan 2022

Destination Toronto. Samples: “7 Can’t-Miss Indigenous Events Taking Place this Summer” and “30 Iconic Toronto Activities to Enjoy with the Kids

Owning Ourselves – The Mamawi Project / Red River Echoes


Prairie Edge by Conor KerrAll Roads Home: A Life On and Off the Ice (Author: Bryan Trottier, Foreword: Jesse Thistle, with Stephen Brunt)

National Bestseller
The Lost Journals of Sacajewea by Debra Magpie Earling

Winner of the Montana Book Award
Penguin Random House CanadaPenguin Random House Canada / McLelland & StewartMilkweed Editions

Sensitivity / Inclusivity Reading & Other Projects

Alicia has worked on sensitivity reading, book proposal reviews, Land Acknowledgements, and a definition of Métis for publishers like Greystone Books, Chronicle Books, Milkweed Editions, and Simon & Schuster, as well as directly with authors.