Amanda Peters

Amanda Peters: Introductory English, Creative Writing, Indigenous Literatures
Position: Lecturer
Office: Beveridge Arts Centre 434
Phone: 902-585-1281

Research Interests: creative writing and Indigenous literature

Selected Honours:

2021 Indigenous Voices Award for Unpublished Prose for the short story, “Waiting for the Long Night Moon”

2021 Writers Trust of Canada Rising Star Award

2023 Publishers Weekly Writers to Watch Fall 2023


My publications include the novel The Berry Pickers as well as literary journal publications including, Pejipug in the Antigonish Review, Ashes in Grain Magazine, Reclamation in the Dalhousie Review and Tasting Notes in filling Station magazine. My work also appears in Carving Space, an anthology of winners from the first five years of the Indigenous Voices Awards.