Add Aboriginal Authors to your Reading List


19 Aboriginal Authors To Add To Your Reading List

The work of Aboriginal writers in Canada has received a much-needed boost lately, thanks to the inclusion of Tracey Lindberg’s book Birdie in the most recent slate of CBC’s “Canada Reads” selections. But as good as Lindberg’s work is, it’s just a small slice of the poetry, fiction, non-fiction, criticism, and other written work produced by Aboriginal writers across the country.

The list below is far from comprehensive, but it highlights some of the best and brightest of Canada’s Aboriginal writing community. That includes Sheila Watt-Cloutier, a recent winner of a prestigious international award. It also features Joseph Boyden, whose novel The Orenda can be found in bookstores across the country. You’ll find Governor General’s Awards nominees and winners and critical favourites, representing Canada from coast to coast.

Read further @ Huffington Post

~ by eneryvibes on 1,June 28, 2016.

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