Arielle Twist is a writer and sex educator from George Gordon First Nation, Saskatchewan, now based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She is a Nehiyaw, Two-Spirit, trans femme supernova writing to reclaim and harness ancestral magic and memories. Within her short career pursuing writing, she has attended a residency at the Banff Centre for the Arts and Creativity and has work published with Them, CBC Arts, Canadian Art, The Fiddlehead, and PRISM international. She is the 2020 winner of the Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBTQ Emerging Writers from the Writers' Trust of Canada. Disintegrate/Dissociate, her first book, won the Indigenous Voices Award for poetry.