news | Friday May 21, 2021

The 2021 Indspire Awards Recipient in Arts

Talonbooks is so pleased to announce that Drew Hayden Taylor, one of our bestselling authors, is the recipient of the 2021 Indspire Awards in Arts.

The Indspire Awards is “the highest honour the Indigenous community bestows upon its own people.”

The awards ceremony will be broadcast during National Indigenous History Month on APTN, CBC TV, CBC Gem, CBC Radio One, and CBC Listen on June 22 at 8 p.m. Register your attendance to the 2021 Indspire Awards Watch Party here.

Among Taylor’s many awards are: the Canada Council Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Award for Theatre (2009); the Governor General’s Award for Drama, Nominee (2006) In a World Created by a Drunken God; the Siminovitch Prize in Theatre, Nominee (2005); James Buller Aboriginal Theatre Award for Playwright of the Year (1997) Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth; and the Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding New Play, Small Theatre Division (1996) Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth.

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