Maya Cousineau Mollen is an established voice in Innu poetry. She is the author of Bréviaire du matricule 082 (Éditions Hannenorak, 2019), which was awarded the Indigenous Voices Award in the Published Poetry in French category. Her work has been published in Amun, a literary collection of Indigenous writers, Mots de neige, de sable et d'océan [Words of Sand, Snow and Ocean], an anthology of Indigenous writing (Éditions du CDFM, 2008), and Languages of Our Land/Langues de notre terre (Banff Centre Press, 2014). In 2020 she participated in a TEDxMontreal presentation called “Diversité : la richesse qui nous unit” (“Diversity: the richness that unites us”). She worked at EVOQ Architecture in Montreal as an Inuit and First Nations community development advisor, and volunteers with the Wolfpack Street Patrol to provide aid to those who are homeless. Cousineau Mollen also served as an executive assistant to the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. Now she is the project manager, First peoples relations, at Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec.