Wayne K. Spear was born at Buffalo, New York and grew up in southern Ontario. For over twenty years he has published essays, newspaper articles, fiction, and poetry and has worked in communications, health, and education. He was the founding managing editor of a nationally distributed literary journal and is currently a contributor to the National Post and Huffington Post. His forthcoming books include include Residential School, A Children’s History (with Larry Loyie and Constance Brissenden) and Full Circle: a story of the Indian residential school legacy, the Aboriginal Healing Foundation, and reflections on the work of hope, healing, reconciliation and change. Wayne K. Spear lives in Toronto. Email Wayne K. Spear.
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