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Sources welcomes Michael Riordon

April 14, 2010

Sources welcomes a new member: Michael Riordon.

Canadian writer and documentary-maker Michael Riordon writes/directs/produces books and articles, audio, video and film documentaries, plays for radio and stage.

A primary goal of his work is to recover voices and stories of people who have been silenced or marginalized, written out of the official version: First Nations (aboriginal) youth, Mozambican farmers, inmates in Canadian prisons, traditional healers in Fiji, queer folk across Canada, Guatemalan labour activists. His fourth book, An Unauthorized Biography of the World, explores similar recovery projects in several countries.

My Way to Fight,forthcoming from Pluto Press and Between the Lines, explores the lives, motives and actions of grassroots peace and human rights activists in Israel-Palestine.

Michael Riordon also leads courses, workshops and seminars for community organizations, trade unions, schools, colleges and universities. Topics include practical uses of oral history, finding/creating spaces for marginalized voices to be heard, and accessible techniques for producing audio/podcast documentaries.

Michael Riordon has been interviewed on a variety of radio & TV programs, including Morningside and The Current.

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