Lee Maracle finalist for prestigious $50,000 Neustadt prize


Lee Maracle in 2017.  BERNARD WEIL / TORONTO STAR

Canadian Indigenous writer Lee Maracle has been shortlisted for the 2020 Neustadt International Prize for Literature, one of the most prestigious prizes for which an author can be considered. It’s often seen as a precursor to the Nobel Prize for Literature, so many winners of the latter prize having first been a finalist for (Alice Munro) or winner of (Gabriel Garcia Marquez) the Neustadt.

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