Dionne Brand

Dionne Brand is internationally known for her poetry, fiction, and essays. She has received many awards, notably the Governor General's Award for Poetry, the Trillium Award ("Land to Light On", 1997), the Pat Lowther Award ("thirsty", 2005), the City of Toronto Book Award ("What We All Long For", 2006), and the Harbourfront Festival Award (2006), given in recognition of her substantial contribution to literature. She is a professor in the School of English and Theatre Studies at the University...See more