Richard Wagamese

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Events featuring Richard Wagamese:

  • Truth and Reconciliation

    Friday July 11, 2014 8:00 pm
    Bryan Jones Theatre, Lakefield College School ♿️

    Admission: $20.00

  • Evening Readings

    Saturday July 12, 2014 8:00 pm
    Bryan Jones Theatre, Lakefield College School ♿️

    Admission: $20.00

Richard Wagamese is the author of 13 books in the genres of fiction, memoir and poetry. He is Ojibway from the Wabseemoong First Nation in Northwestern Ontario and the 2012 recipient of the National Aboriginal Achievement Award in Media & Communications and the 2013 Canada Council Molson Prize in the Arts. He has been a professional writer for 35 years as an award-winning journalist, radio/television broadcaster, and author.

He is the first Native Canadian to win a National Newspaper Award for column writing among other honours such as the George Ryga Award for Social Awareness in Literature, the Canadian Author’s Association Award for Fiction. The Alberta Writers Guild Best Novel Award and an Honorary Doctor of Letters Degree from Thompson Rivers University.

He is an educator and renowned public speaker. His new novel Medicine Walk arrives in 2014 from McClelland & Stewart.

Years Participated: 2014

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