Drew Hayden Taylor has done many things, most of which he is proud. An Ojibway from the Curve Lake First Nations in Ontario, he has worn many hats in his literary career, from performing stand-up comedy at the Kennedy Center in Washington, to being Artistic Director of Canada’s premiere Native theatre company, Native Earth Performing Arts. He has been an award-winning playwright, a journalist/columnist, short-story writer, novelist, television scriptwriter and has worked on over 17 documentaries exploring the Native experience. Most notably, he wrote and directed the documentary Redskins, Tricksters and Puppy Stew for the National Film Board of Canada.
Events Drew Hayden Taylor was involved in
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 6:00 PM
The Toronto International Festival of Authors returns to the CNE to kick off its 40th Anniversary celebrations with a look into the illustrious career of Drew Hayden Taylor.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 6:00 PM
Bill Gaston, Diane Schoemperlen and Drew Hayden Taylor share their thoughts on why they write short stories.
Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Antanas Sileika and Drew Hayden Taylor discuss the role of cynicism, sarcasm and humour in literature with Lewis DeSoto.
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 7:30 PM
IFOA and The Writers' Union of Canada present Writing Wrongs; a panel of authors discuss what it means to write about – and against – injustice.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 5:00 PM
Don't miss an evening with James Bartleman and Drew Hayden Taylor at Queen's Park.