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2023 Carving Space: Indigenous Voices Award anthology, excerpt from On/me and Teenage Asylums. (Anthology) 

2022 Invisible Publishing, God Isn't Here Today. (Short Fiction Collection)

2021 Best Canadian Stories, Asleep Till You're Awake. (Short Fiction)

2021 Humber Literary Review, God Isn't Here Today, Volume 9 Issue 1. (Short Fiction)

2021 Room Magazine. forthcoming (Poetry)

2021 Room Magazine: Growing Room Volume 44.1 (Poetry)

2020 Koffler Digital: A Matter of Taste exhibition. 'I miss the smell of cooking' (Poetry Video) 

2020 Coach House Books: Watch Your Head Anthology, To plant life (all). (Poem)

2020 The Malahat Review, Asleep Till You're Awake, issue 212. (Short Fiction) 

2019 Caitlin Press, ON/Me a book of poems,  (Poetry Book) 

2019 The New Quarterly, Shortlist Edna Staebler Personal Essay Contest, Published in Issue 150,  Half-Breed. (Creative Non-Fiction)

2018 THAT'S AWSM Teen Reality TV show airing on APTN, Ep 1, Ep 3, Ep 5, Ep7, Ep 9, Ep 11. (Television)

2018 Grain Magazine: Short Grain Contest: 1st Place Winner Starting A Religion. (Fiction)

2018 Red Rising Magazine: Issue 8: Language. (Artwork)

2018 Poetry is Dead: Issue 17: Coven, A Spell to Bring My Mom Back From The Dead—. (Poem)

2017 Telus StoryHive: Winner 10K Web-Series Edition, The Berg  (Web-Series)

2017 The Best Canadian Essays 2017 TightRope Books, Still, Small Voice. (Creative Non-Fiction)

2017 Royal BC Museum, Seeing the Museum Through an Indigenous Lens: Spring Issue, Curious Magazine (GUEST EDITOR)

2017 The Quebec Writers Federation, Transcendence. (Non-Fiction)

2017 Word and Colour, Caged. (Poetry)

2017 Joyland Magazine, Complex 2675. (Fiction & Illustrations)

2017 Red Rising Magazine, Star Matter (Poetry) Issue 6:Revolt.

2017 Word and Colour, Whales Can't save us all but they try (Poetry & Audio)

2017 #NotYourPrincess Anthology, Annick Press, reprint of  A conversation with a massage therapist. (Poem)

2017 In Shades Magazine, Last. (Fiction)

2017 The This Magazine, Through Ribs and Things, Build up, Untitled.(Poetry)

2016 Transforming Our Practices: Indigenous Art, Pedagogies, and Philosophies. How to teach hard topics: The Native Youth Program and Indian Residential Schools as a case study. Published by The National Art Education Association. (Book chapter)

2016 Gatherings: Water Anthology published by Theytus Press,  Water is Spirit Love Medicine Balance. (Poem in four parts) Listen here.

2016 Litro Magazine, Secrets like Lead. (Fiction)

2016 Word and Colour, Resistance. (Poem)

2016 Prism Literary Magazine, Birdie. (Book Review)

2016 The Malahat Review, Summer Issue. Still, Small Voice. (Creative Non-Fiction)

2016 Prism Literary Magazine, Faerie. (Book Review)

2016 The Town Crier, Author Note. (Non-Fiction)

2016 Nanosim#694, (Twitter fiction)

2016 The Maynard, Spring 2016. A Conversation With a Massage Therapist.(Poem)

2016 Caitlin Press, Anthology Boobs: Women Explore What It Means To Have Breasts,  Learning to not laugh it away. (Creative Non-Fiction)

2016 International Innovation Pedagogy in a Digital World. Research summary from Citizens of Tomorrow team. (Article)

2015 The Quilliad Magazine, Issue Six. The Places In-Between.(Fiction)

2015 Echolocation Magazine, For Your Darkness, Storyteller. (Poetry)

2015 The Puritan, Summer Issue. Pornorama. (Fiction & Audio)

2015 Active Fiction Project, a chose your own adventure story on the streets of Vancouver. Slips (Fiction)

2015 Hamilton Arts and Letters, Issue Eight. A selection of four poems. (Poetry)

2014 Nineteen Questions, Interview With Author Lee Maracle. (Interview)

2014 The Canadian Art Teacher Journal. Who I (really) am: An exploration of Urban Aboriginal Identity through short film. Spring 2014 issue.

2013 I created, facilitated, and designed a Zine with some Aboriginal youth at The Museum of Anthropology called Mixed Tribez, you can read the digital copy here. You can also listen to us reading excerpts from our stories here.

2013 Kimiwan Magazine, Issue Three. You can buy the issue here. (Artwork)

2011 I created and facilitated a print book with The Native Youth Program at The Museum of Anthropology called A Piece of Me. You can find it here. 

2010  The Ubyssey. The Road. (Poem)


2023 Indigenous Voices Award, God isn't Here Today. Finalist. 

2023 The Carol Shields Prize for Fiction, God Isn't Here Today. Longlist. 

2023 CBC Poetry Prize, 'Feeding the fire'. Longlist

2021 The City of Vancouver Book Award, 'On/me'. Finalist.

2021 The Malahat Review, Fiction Open Season Award, 'Late Nights Over Mayo'. Shortlist. 

2020 BC & Yukon Book Prize, Jim Deva Prize for Writing that Provokes, 'On/Me' debut book of poems. Finalist.  

2020 Indigenous Voices Award, 'On/Me' debut book of poems. Finalist.

2020 CV2 Lina Chartrand Poetry Award. 'Blood Quantum'. Winner. 

2019 Indigenous Voices award, Unpublished Prose Category, selection from Teenage Asylums YA novel. Winner. 

2019 The Malahat Review, Far Horizon's Fiction Award, Glitter Like Herpes. Shortlist. 

2019 The New Quarterly, Edna Staebler Personal Essay Contest, Published in Issue 150,  Half-Breed. Shortlist. 

2018 Grain Magazine: Short Grain Contest: 1st Place Winner Starting A Religion. Winner. 

2017 Telus StoryHive: Winner 10K Web-Series Edition, The Berg  (Web-Series). Winner. 

2017 Hnatyshyn Foundation: REVEAL Indigenous Art Awards. (Individual Artist). Winner. 

2014 Our Story: Aboriginal Arts and Writing Challenge, Second place winner. 2822. (Fiction), Winner. 


2023 Strathmore Now: 'Strathmore author earns prestigious position'  READ HERE

2021 Bittersweet Infamy The Podcast 'Episode 18: Fatal Insomnia'. LISTEN HERE

2021 The New Quarterly: Parallel Careers The Podcast ' Episode 5'. LISTEN HERE

2020 Talks With A Fox: The Podcast 'A Cree, Metis Woman’s Story of Self-discovery and Connection to her Family Roots Through Writing. LISTEN HERE

2020 The BC and Yukon Book Prize Writing the Coast The Podcast. 'Francine Cunningham understanding herself through writing' LISTEN HERE.

2020 The Malahat Review. 'Process & Possibility: Brandon Teigland in Conversation with Francine Cunningham'  READ HERE


2020 Writing the Wrong Way with Jonathan Ball 'Writing Workshops With Francine Cunningham' . LISTEN HERE. 


2020 Rob Mclennan's Blog '12 or 20 (second series) questions with Francine Cunningham' READ HERE

2019 The Koffler’s Books & Ideas Series. 'An evening with Francine Cunningham'  LISTEN HERE

2019 Diaspora Dialogues. READ HERE. 

2019 Grain contest winners interview. READ HERE

2018 CBC Yukon . LISTEN HERE. 

2017 UBC Creative Writing Program alumna focus. READ HERE. 

2016 The Storytelling Show on Vancouver Co-op Radio. LISTEN HERE.


2016 British Columbia Museum Association annual conference, Indigenous Teaching Methods: Applying Indigenous Pedagogy to Education and Public Programs; The Native Youth Program at The Museum of Anthropology as a Case Study.Whistler, BC.

2016 National Art Education Association. Tracking youth after they leave the museum: what if any impact does Indigenous teaching methods have? Chicago, Illinois.

2016 Canadian Museum Association. Indigenous teaching methods in museums. Halifax, Nova Scotia.

2015 British Columbia Museum Associations conference. Teaching Residential School. New West Minister, BC.

2015 Canadian Museum Association. How to teach hard topics. Banff, Alberta.

2015 National Art Education Association. Looking at Indigenous teaching methods. New Orleans, Louisiana.

2014 12th Annual Indigenous Graduate Student Symposium, “Reciprocity in Our Communities – Mobilizing Indigenous Leadership and Knowledge.” Teenage Asylums: novel. Vancouver, BC.

2014 Graduate Research Conference in Children’s Literature, “I Will Be Myself: Identity in Children’s Literature, Media and Culture.” Teenage Asylums: novel. Vancouver, BC.

2013 The Canadian Society for the Study of Education. Narratives of First Nations youth in the Native Youth Program at The Museum of Anthropology. Victoria, BC.

2012 hi:yayes: A Dialogues summit on Strengthening Relations. An exploration of Who I Am. Vancouver, BC.


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