Überblick:Pressestimmen Lee Maracle is one of our greatest gifts. Always smart smooth and full of sly smiles Maracle's latest Talking to the Diaspora is a beautiful collection of thoughtful rhythmic gems. Poetry is so lucky to have her back again.--Katherena Vermette Governor General Award winning author of North End Love SongsThere's an incredible power behind Maracle's voice which demands to be heard.-- Jonathan Ball Winnipeg Free PressTalking to the Diaspora is a full varied and energetic collection that ranges over a lifetime's worth of experience and engagement with the world. Here Lee Maracle generously gives us a vision of the holistic complex and fluid relationships between her peoples' history their traumas memories bodies songs spirits dreams and lives. Talking to the Diaspora is a rallying cry from a poet who draws from a 'from a pool of ancient meaning' to lead us to regeneration and renewal...these poems are not meant merely to be read but also to be lived.--Phoebe Wang The Winnipeg Review Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende Lee Maracle is the author of a number of critically acclaimed literary works including Sojourner's and Sundogs Ravensong Bobbi Lee: Indian Rebel Daughters Are Forever Will's Garden Bent Box I Am Woman and Celia's Song. Born in North Vancouver Maracle is a member of the Sto: Loh nation. She is the mother of four and grandmother of seven. She currently serves as the Traditional Teacher for First Nation's House and an instructor with the Centre for Indigenous Theatre and Support for Aboriginal Graduate Education (SAGE) at the University of Toronto as well as writing instructor at the Banff Centre for the Arts. For her work promoting writing among Aboriginal youth Maracle received the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal and in 2014 was awarded the Ontario Premier's Award for Excellence in the Arts.