Tekeyla Friday – lives in a rural hamlet in Saskatchewan where she can see sunrises and sunsets. She is an artist and a writer. She started writing stories at eight-years-old. She enjoys crafting stories, poetry and scripts for young readers. She works for the Chinook Regional Library as the Children’s Program Coordinator. She loves writing puppet shows and creating puppet characters. She is currently the president of the Prairie Quills Writers’ Group.
Tekeyla has three diplomas in writing for children and teens through the Institute of Children’s Literature. Her first short stories were published by R.E.A.L. Canadian Kids’ Magazine. She released her first picture book, Bothers, Powers of the Archangel Michael, in 2014. She has a digital early chapter book series, The Sloth Prince, published by Tiny Readers Press.