QITSUALLIK-TINSLEY Rachel & Sean
This prolific husband and wife team won the 2015 Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature for Skraelings illustrated by Andrew Trabbold.
They have also written Qanuq Pinngumirmata a book of Inuit mythology which was later republished as How Things Came To Be: Inuit Stories Of Creation, Ajjitt, Raven & Loon, The Walrus Who Escaped, Tuntit: Mysterious Folk Of The North, Stories Of Survival And Revenge From Inuit Folklore and Why Monsters.
Rachel who is an Inuktitut translator and a scholar specializing in world religions and cultures has also written The Shadows That Rush Past and Under The Ice. She was awarded a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for her articles and books about Inuit magic and lore.
Sean is a folklorist and fantasist specializing in mythology, magic and Inuit lore. He was second place finalist in the Galaxy Press Writers of The Future competition for his science fiction story “Green Angel”. It appeared in volume XXI of the series.
BOOK GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY:
Moonshoot. v. 1. Ed., Hope Nicholson. Alternate History Comics Inc., 2015: “The Qallupiluk: Forgiven.” Illus., Menton 3: 47-66.
Moonshot: the Indigenous Comics Collection, vol. 2. Ed., Hope Nicholson. Alternate History Comics Inc., 2017: “Winter’s Shell.” Illus., Alexandria Neonakis: 19-32.
BOOK TEXT ANTHOLOGY:
Taaqtumi: An Anthology of Arctic Horror Stories. Inhabit Media Inc., 2019: “Lounge”: 53-103.
BOOK TEXT & GRAPHIC:
Tuniit: Mysterious People of the North. Illus., Sean Bigham. Inhabit Media Inc., 2014.
Moonshot. Alternate History Comics Inc., 2015: “Biographies.” 173.
Moonshot: the Indigenous Comics Collection, vol. 2., 2017: “Biographies”: 153.
Tuniit: Mysterious People of the North., 2014: “Contributors”: 31.
“Rachel Qitsualik-Tinsley.” Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia. 10 April 2018. Accessed 20 April 2018.
“Sean Qitsualik-Tinsley.” Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia. 7 March 2018. Accessed 20 April 2018.