Native American Authors
Daniel David Moses, 1952-
In his writings Moses combines Native Canadian concerns with such universal themes as spirituality, self-identity and human relationships. His poetry and plays have powerful imagery and a profound sense of interconnectedness between humanity and the natural world. He was born 1952, in Ohsweken, Ontario, Canada. He attended York University were he obtained B.A. with honors and completed an M.F.A degree at the University of British Columbia.
Awards and Honors
University of British Columbia, Creative Writing department’s prize for playwriting, 1977
First Prize in a national playwriting competition, 1990.
1996 James Buller Award for Aboriginal Theatre Excellance in the category of Playwright of the Year for The Indian Medicine Shows
Online resources by or about Daniel David Moses:
Daniel David Moses
Author: League of Canadian Poets Site
Description: A short biographical page, which includes a photo of Moses and a list of his publications.
Who’s Who: Daniel David Moses
Author: Playwrights Union of Canada
Description: Biographical and bibliographical information about Moses.
Books by Daniel David Moses:
Moses, Daniel David. Almighty voice and his wife : a play in two acts
Stratford, Canada : Williams-Wallace Publishers, 1992.
Moses, Daniel David. An anthology of Canadian native literature in English
Toronto : Oxford University Press, 1992.
Moses, Daniel David. Big buck city : a play in two acts
Toronto : Exile Editions, 1998.
Moses, Daniel David. Delicate bodies
Sechelt, B.C. : Nightwood Editions, 1992.
Moses, Daniel David. The Indian medicine shows : two one-act plays
Toronto : Exile Editions, 1995.
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