|Born||July 20, 1966
Maple Ridge, British Columbia
|Notable works||The Gathering: Stones for the Medicine Wheel, Native Canadiana: Songs from the Urban Rez, Thunder Through My Veins|
A Métis of Cree, European and Jewish descent, Scofield won the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize in 1994 for his debut collection, The Gathering: Stones for the Medicine Wheel. He has since published five further volumes of poetry and a non-fiction memoir. He has also served as writer-in-residence at Memorial University of Newfoundland and the University of Winnipeg.
In addition to his writing Scofield has been a social worker dealing with street youth in Vancouver, and has taught First Nations and Métis Literature at Brandon University and the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design,
He was the subject of a documentary film, Singing Home the Bones: A Poet Becomes Himself, in 2007.
- The Gathering: Stones for the Medicine Wheel (1993)
- Native Canadiana: Songs from the Urban Rez (1996)
- Love Medicine and One Song (1997)
- I Knew Two Métis Women (1999)
- Thunder Through My Veins (1999)
- Singing Home the Bones (2005)
- kipocihkân: Poems New & Selected (2009)
- Gregory Scofield at The Canadian Encyclopedia.
- "Margaret Laurence classic inspires author Gregory Scofield". CBC Manitoba, March 4, 2013.
- Interview: Gregory Scofield. January Magazine, September 1999.
- June Scudeler, "Gifts of Maskihkîy: Gregory Scofield's Cree Métis Stories of Self-Acceptance". pp. 190-210 in Qwo-Li Driskill, Chris Finley, Brian Joseph Gilley and Scott Lauria Morgensen, eds. Queer Indigenous Studies: Critical Interventions in Theory, Politics, and Literature. University of Arizona Press, 2011. ISBN 0816529078.
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