The SGEI Speaker Series is excited to welcome back Waubgeshig Rice to discuss his latest book and National Bestseller, Moon of the Turning Leaves, which picks up 12 years in the future following the conclusion of his award-winning bestseller Moon of the Crusted Snow. This session will include a reading with Waub as well as a moderated audience Q&A.
About Waubgeshig Rice
Waubgeshig Rice is an author and journalist from Wasauksing First Nation. He’s written four books, most notably the bestselling novels Moon of the Crusted Snow, published in 2018, and Moon of the Turning Leaves, published in 2023. He graduated from the journalism program at Toronto Metropolitan University in 2002 and spent most of his journalism career with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation as a video journalist and radio host. He left CBC in 2020 to focus on his literary career. In addition to his writing endeavours, Waubgeshig is an eclectic public speaker, delivering keynote addresses and workshops, engaging in interviews, and contributing to various panels at literary festivals and conferences. He speaks on creative writing and oral storytelling, contemporary Anishinaabe culture and matters, Indigenous representation in arts and media, and more. He lives in Sudbury, Ontario with his wife and three sons.
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