Lee Maracle

Lee Maracle is a celebrated Indigenous writer.
Lee Maracle is the author of Talking to the Diaspora. (Columpa Bobb)

Lee Maracle published her first book in 1975. It was an autobiographical novel called Bobbi Lee: Indian Rebel and it was one of the first Indigenous works published in Canada. Since then, Maracle has written award-winning and critically acclaimed books in almost every genre. She's also a teacher, a lifelong political activist and an expert on First Nations culture and history. Her books include I Am Woman, My Conversations with Canadians and Ravensong. Maracle was named to the Order of Canada in 2018.

Maracle is a judge for the the 2021 CBC Short Story Prize

Books by Lee Maracle

Interviews with Lee Maracle

With a career spanning four decades, Lee Maracle is one of the most prolific and respected Indigenous writers in Canada. But when she began her writing career in the 1970s, her voice and her stories were not recognized in the CanLit scene. 9:16
The groundbreaking Indigenous writer on why Anna Karenina is her favourite character in fiction, her idea of perfect happiness and more. 5:28



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