Robyn Maynard is a writer and scholar living in Toronto.  Published works include the award-winning national best-seller Policing Black Lives: State violence in Canada from slavery to the present (Fernwood, 2017) and the forthcoming Rehearsals for Living, (Canada: Knopf; US: Haymarket: Abolitionist Paper Series), with Leanne Betasamosake Simpson. Her work can be found at