RECENT THEATRE PRODUCTIONS...
CANADA CELEBRATES 2013 WORLD THEATRE DAY- MARCH 27TH
DANIEL READS FOR NATIONAL POETRY MONTH IN TORONTO, ON - APRIL 2013
Toronto Public Libraries are hosting celebrated poets with readings - come to Deer Park Public Library to hear Daniel read and interpret his recent poetry - Tuesday April 30th, 2:00 p.m. at 40 St. Clair Avenue East, Toronto, ON.
DANIEL'S 2013 WINTER INTO SPRING UNIVERSITY READINGS.....
Moses was heard reading in early February in New Brunswick at Owens Art Gallery of Mount Allison University in Sackville and Universite de Moncton in Moncton NB - a first foray into the Maritimes! He is booked for Ontario classes at the University of Ottawa on March 1 and the University of Guelph on March 7th, 2013.
ANSKOHK ABORIGINAL WRITERS' FESTIVAL - OCTOBER 25,2012
Daniel was the featured writer at the evening event of the Anskohk Aboriginal Writers' Festival on Thursday, October 25th held at the Hilton Garden Inn in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Details www.anskohk.com
SASKATCHEWAN WRITERS' GUILD FALL CONFERENCE - OCTOBER 26-27, 2012
As part of the Saskatchwan Writers' Guild Fall Conference, Daniel participated in a panel called Common Ground: Connecting the Voices. He led a workshop called Time Travel: Flashing Forward and Back in Fiction. Both events were held at TCU Place, Saskatoon, Sask. Details www.skwriter.com
HEAR! HEAR! RIVER RANGE POEMS
Click over to Daniel's Poetry Bibilography page to hear two selections from the River Range Poems CD set to music.....quietly savour the moment...then consider purchasing the collection produced in collaboration with David DeLeary, composer and music director. Dedicated in memory of his father, twelve published poems bear the theme of his early memories and the Grand River that flows near his childhood home in Ohsweken, Ontario. www.exileeditions.com $17.95CDN
RECENT PUBLICATION RELEASES...
AN ANTHOLOGY OF CANADIAN NATIVE LITERATURE IN ENGLISH
Edited by Daniel David Moses, Terry Goldie and Armand Garnet Ruffo, An Anthology of Canadian Native Literature in English, 4th Edition is a diverse and comprehensive collection of Native writing in Canada. Beginning with a selection of traditional songs and orature of the Inuit and Southern First Nations and works by pioneers of Native literature such as George Copway and Pauline Johnson, this text boasts a wide selection of readings by notable authors, poets, playwrights and activists from Native communities across Canada. Enjoy the writings of Dene tribal elder George Blondin, Joseph Boyden, Thomas King and contemporary poetry from Rosanna Deerchild and Rita Bouvier. Oxford University Press Canada,2013. 688pp. ISBN13:9780195443530
Order info at publisher: 416-441-2941 or toll free 1-800-387-8020
ESSAY - "SHAKES SPEAR" ISN'T AN INDIAN NAME? PUBLISHED 2013
Indigenous North American Drama, A Multivocal History includes Daniel's essay "Shakes Spear" Isn't an Indian Name? in Chapter 6, page 107-114, edited by Birgit Däwes, State University of New York Press, Albany, New York,USA, 2013.
NEW BOOK OF POETRY RELEASED BY EXILE IN OCTOBER 2012
A Small Essay on the Largeness of Light and Other Poems is Daniel's first poetry collection to be released in over ten years. This collection is imaginative, illuminating and a delightful feast of poems that explores intimacy, mythology, perception, desire, youth, aging and the self. The publication was released October 1 by Exile Publishing in their Autumn 2012 catalogue. Exile Editions, Canada, 2012. 120pp. $16.95 CDN. ISBN 978-1-55096-301-4 More details available at www.ExileEditions.com
Daniel recites three poems from his book on YouTube..
The Rez Sisters Redux...? - ESSAY PUBLISHED
The Rez Sisters Redux...? is an essay written for the magazine alt.theatre of Daniel's reflections upon the remount of Tomson Highway's 'The Rez Sisters' by Factory Theatre in Toronto, Fall 2011. In the canon of Canadian Native drama, this play has achieved iconic status internationally. Read Daniel's essay in alt.theatre, Volune 10, Number 1, pages 10-16, Montreal, QC, September 2012.
ALEXANDER STREET PUBLISHES 9 PLAYS ONLINE
Daniel has nine selected plays from his works included in Native American Indian Drama, a collection of more than 200 plays representing the stories and creative energies of American Indian and First Nations playwrights of the 20th century. This unique, web-based publication contains full text plays with detailed, fielded information on related publications, theatres, production companies and more. The database also includes the Native Playwrights' Newsletter, a unique resource, containing a wealth of original essays, articles, photographs, interviews, reviews and production information related to the plays. Available by subscription or one-time purchase at http://alexanderstreet.com
APPOINTMENTS & WORKS IN PROGRESS...
NEW SCRIPT IN DEVELOPMENT
CRAZY DAVE GOES TO TOWN
Daniel continues to develop the script adaptation originally commissioned by the Stratford Theatre Festival in 2006. They supported script development workshops of Crazy Dave Goes To Town, based on the stunning memoir by Ojibway writer, Basil Johnston.
EXILE, The Literary Quarterly has appointed Daniel David Moses as a Contributing Editor. Discover this exciting all-Canadian magazine at www.ExileQuarterly.com!
Journey of Peace Tree Planting and Dedication, The Woodland Cultural Centre, Brantford, ON, August 4, 2005, included Planting a Tree in August, a poem, inscribed on four granite markers at the feet of white pine saplings surrounding a bench to establish a peace garden, in memory of the people of Hiroshima and the students of residential schools, part of a long term collaboration with ElizaBeth Hill and Shelley Niro to explore the Iroquoian traditions of peace in the contemporary world.
A book of essays about the work of Daniel David Moses (Guernica Editions, TBA)
ONLINE BLOGS, MUSINGS AND CONNECTIONS...
Diaspora Dialogues festures Daniel...sparks a Globe and Mail blog:
Colleague & Fellow Poet/Playwright Vera Manuel
The late Indigenous writer, Vera Manuel, devoted her life to encouraging others to free themselves through the use of their personal voices.
The PUBLIC THEATER'S NATIVE THEATER FESTIVAL (New York City)