Naomi Fontaine (Quebec City, QC) is a young Innu woman from the community of Uashat, near Sept-Îles, Quebec. She studied to be a high-school French teacher at Université Laval in Quebec City. Her first collection of poetic stories, Kuessipan, was published in French in March 2011 and in English in 2013 (translation by David Homel). The Quebec booksellers’ magazine Le libraire named Fontaine “Discovery of the Year,” and she was part of Elle Québec’s Women of the Year in 2011. She currently writes a blog, Innushkuess.