Monique Gray Smith


Monique Gray Smith is a proud mom and of Cree, Lakota, and Scottish ancestry. She is an award-winning, and best-selling author of both children’s books and adult novels. Her works include My Heart Fills with Happiness, You Hold Me Up, Tilly and the Crazy Eights and the Fall 2020 release, When We Are Kind. Monique is well-known for her storytelling and spirit of generosity, and believes love is medicine. She is blessed to live with her family on the traditional territory of the WSÁNEĆ people, also known as Victoria, Canada. Monique is repped by Jacqui Lipton.


Fun fact: We have a cat, Piper and she likes to drink coffee.

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