SOULPEPPER THEATRE MOUNTED ALMIGHTY VOICE AND HIS WIFE
Daniel’s 1992 classic received a critically acclaimed remount at Toronto’s prestigious theatre stage, Soulpepper. Artistic Director, Weyni Mengesha, welcomed Almighty Voice and His Wife in their Summer/Fall 2019 season, directed by Indigenous artist Jani Lauzon. Do take a moment to listen to Ms Lauzon’s message about her fresh approach to staging this powerful true love story. Indigenous cast featured Dora-award winner Michaela Washburn and James Dallas Smith (Ipperwash, Our Town) . www.soulpepper.ca The play ran October 11 – November 3, 2019 and received a 2020 Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding Scenic/Projection by Ken MacKenzie plus 4 other nominations.
RECENT PUBLICATION RELEASES…
RE:CREATION STORIES online at HALmagazine.com
Hamilton arts & letters issue 12.1 has published their special edition Aboriginal Experiences with guest editor Johannah Bird. Enjoy reading Daniel’s ‘A Ride Like Miss Johnson’s ‘Wild Cat’ alongside poetry, stories and recent paintings and photography by renown Indigenous artists. Savour the story and the poetry as he revisits life along the Grand River on the Rez and the ever-present influence of Pauline Johnson in his thoughts and writings. (April 2020)
CONVERSATION WITH DANIEL DAVID MOSES, RELEASED IN 2019
Conversation with Daniel David Moses, August 2016, by Annie Smith and Daniel David Moses, pages 73-96. Performing Turtle Island, Indigenous Theatre on the World Stage, edited by Jesse Archibald-Barber, Kathleen Irwin and Moira J. Day, University of Regina Press, 2019.
NEW POEM PUBLISHED BY GRAIN MAGAZINE SUMMER 2019
How a Turtle Rattles was published in Grain Magazine, the Journal of Eclectic Writing, Indigenous Writers and Storytellers, Volume 46.5 Summer 2019.
ALEXANDER STREET PUBLISHES 9 PLAYS ONLINE
Daniel has nine selected plays from his works included in Native American Indian Drama, a collection of more than 200 plays representing the stories and creative energies of American Indian and First Nations playwrights of the 20th century. This unique, web-based publication contains full text plays with detailed, fielded information on related publications, theatres, production companies and more. The database also includes the Native Playwrights’ Newsletter, a unique resource, containing a wealth of original essays, articles, photographs, interviews, reviews and production information related to the plays. Available by subscription or one-time purchase at http://alexanderstreet.com
APPOINTMENTS & WORKS IN PROGRESS…
The Advisory Board of Oskana Poetry and Poetics book series of the University of Regina Press appointed Daniel as a Member (2016).
EXILE, The Literary Quarterly appointed Daniel David Moses as a Contributing Editor. Discover this exciting all-Canadian magazine at www.ExileQuarterly.com!
Journey of Peace Tree Planting and Dedication, The Woodland Cultural Centre, Brantford, ON, August 4, 2005, included Planting a Tree in August, a poem, inscribed on four granite markers at the feet of white pine saplings surrounding a bench to establish a peace garden, in memory of the people of Hiroshima and the students of residential schools, part of a long term collaboration with ElizaBeth Hill and Shelley Niro to explore the Iroquoian traditions of peace in the contemporary world.
ONLINE BLOGS, MUSINGS AND CONNECTIONS…
Diaspora Dialogues features Daniel…sparks a Globe and Mail blog:
Colleague & Fellow Poet/Playwright Vera Manuel
The late Indigenous writer, Vera Manuel, devoted her life to encouraging others to free themselves through the use of their personal voices.
The PUBLIC THEATER’S NATIVE THEATER FESTIVAL (New York City)