NOOPIMING virtual launch event with Bluestockings Bookstore and Leanne Betasamosake Simpson

Bluestockings Bookstore will host a virtual launch event with Leanne Betasamosake Simpson for her new novel NOOPIMING on Thursday, February 11th, 2021.
When Feb 11, 2021
from 19:00 PM to 20:00 PM
Where Virtual (more info below)
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The new novel from the author of As We Have Always Done, a poetic world-building journey into the power of Anishinaabe life and traditions amid colonialism
 Join Bluestockings Bookstore in New York, NY on Thursday, February 11th, 2021 at 7:00 PM ET for a virtual book launch for Noopiming: The Cure for White Ladies, a novel by author Leanne Betasamosake Simpson. Simpson will be in conversation with moderator Kai Minosh Pyle. Copies of the book are available for purchase through Bluestockings website. Please register here to receive the virtual meeting information.

In fierce prose and poetic fragments, Leanne Betasamosake Simpson’s Noopiming braids together humor, piercing detail, and a deep, abiding commitment to Anishinaabe life to tell stories of resistance, love, and joy. A bold literary act of decolonization and resistance, Noopiming offers a breaking open of the self to a world alive with people, animals, ancestors, and spirits—and the daily work of healing.

"Leanne Betasamosake Simpson’s Noopiming once again confirms her position as a brilliant, daring experimentalist and a beautiful, radical portraitist of contemporary NDN life. The prose hums with a lovingness that moved me to tears and with a humor that felt plucked right out of my rez adolescence. The chorus of thinkers, dreamers, revolutionaries, poets, and misfits that Simpson conjures here feels like a miracle. My heart ached and swelled for all of them. What I adored most about this book is that it has so little to do with the white gaze. Simpson writes for us, for NDNs, those made to make other kinds of beauty, to build other kinds of beautiful lives, where no one is looking. Noopiming is a book from the future! Simpson is our much-needed historian of the future!"—Billy-Ray Belcourt, award-winning author of This Wound Is a World and NDN Coping Mechanisms