Frances Koncan is a storyteller of mixed Anishinaabe and Slovene descent from Couchiching First Nation in Treaty 3 territory.
They are currently based in Winnipeg, Manitoba in Treaty 1 territory where they work as a writer in any medium that will offer her a job – most often, this has been in theatre. They made their professional debut as a playwright in 2018, as a co-writer of “Torn Through Time” at Manitoba Theatre for Young People, and in 2020 as a solo playwright of “Women of the Fur Trade” at the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre.
She holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Manitoba and an M.F.A in Creative Writing from the City University of New York Brooklyn College.