Monthly Archives: June 2012

INTERVIEW WITH WAUBGESHIG RICE

Waubgeshig Isaac Rice is a broadcast journalist and a writer. He lives in Ottawa and grew up in a beautiful place called Wasauksing. His dad is Ojibway and his mom is Canadian, and he is proud of his background.  Rice … Continue reading

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MIDNIGHT SWEATLODGE

Midnight Sweatlodge By Waubgeshig Rice Reviewed by Jorge Antonio Vallejos Dynamite comes in small packages!  Have you heard the above saying before?  It usually applies to people.  I think of my five foot mom, a woman of colour, who doesn’t … Continue reading

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WIN A COPY OF “TOBACCO WARS”!!!

Writer Paul Sessequasis and his publisher Quattro Books have agreed to give away 6 copies (3 each) of Seesequasis’ novella Tobacco Wars! Answer the 3 questions below and email me at blackcoffeepoet@gmail.com with Tobacco Wars Contest Answers in the subject … Continue reading

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PAUL SEESEQUASIS READS “TOBACCO WARS”

Paul Seesequasis and I met at a Toronto tea shop last winter to tape this video.  Our talk focused on literature and journalism and the discipline of writing.  I was amazed at Paul’s wisdom. After chatting for an hour I … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH PAUL SEESEQUASIS

Paul Seesequasis is a writer and a journalist. He was the founding editor of the award-winning Aboriginal Voicesmagazine, and the recipient of a MacLean-Hunter journalist award. His short stories and feature writings have been published in Canadian and international publications.  Tobacco … Continue reading

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TOBACCO WARS

Tobacco Wars By Paul Seesequasis Reviewed by May Lui Tobacco Wars by Paul Seesequasis is a smart, fun, bawdy, sometimes gross, and thoroughly anti-colonial novella. In the opening scene, readers are greeted with a somewhat shocking image of Bear Woman … Continue reading

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LEANNE SIMPSON READS FROM “DANCING ON OUR TURTLE’S BACK”

After months of back and forth emails I finally got to meet Leanne Simpson and video tape her for blackcoffeepoet.com. We met at a Toronto coffee shop.  Our meet and greet was short, we got to work, and it was … Continue reading

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