(January 6, 2022) A contemporary multi-media storyteller, Drew Hayden Taylor has written more than 30 books and screen plays, and scores of columns and essays. He’s a theatre performer and director, actively expanding the boundaries of Indigenous literature. His most recent novel Chasing Painted Horses was published in 2019 and named one of the year’s best books of fiction. This year he has written the forward What Comes from the Spirit: Selected Work from Richard Wagamese and written the forward and an essay in the 4th in his edited collections of the Me series called Me Tomorrow. And he’s got more up his sleeve.
The writing of Drew Hayden Taylor is—as the man himself—engaging, funny, and resonant. And he joins us today from his vacation in Cabo.
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