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Before the Usual Time: A Collection of Indigenous Stories and Poems. (Pre-Order)

Before the Usual Time: A Collection of Indigenous Stories and Poems. (Pre-Order)

$22.95

ISBN: 978-1988989150

Release Date: March 20 2020

Now available for pre-order!

A collection of words and imagery from diverse voices grounded in the land that explore community in relation to time. Filmmaker/writer, Darlene Naponse, curates a gathering of expression about time that has passed, time that is now and time that comes.

Before the Usual Time features contributions by:

Chuquai Billy
Sherwin Bitsui
Emily Clarke
Craig Commanda
Jessie Fiddler
Lori Flinders
Daniel Groulx
Sy Hoahwah
Ajuawak Kapashesit
Leanna Marshall
Darlene Naponse
Joan Naviuyuk Kane
Dennis Saddleman
Ardelle Sagutcheway
Craig Santos Perez
Cathy Smith

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About the Editor

Darlene Naponse is an Anishinaabe from Atikameksheng Anishnawbek, Northern Ontario, where she was born and raised. She is a writer, independent film director, video artist, and community activist. She completed her MFA in Creative Writing at the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) in Santa Fe. Several of her short stories have been published in the Yellow Medicine Review, Along the 46th Anthology, and The Malahat Review. She is currently working on a book of short stories. She works from her studio on the Rez (Atikameksheng Anishnawbek).



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