Program dates: April 29, 2013 - June 1, 2013
Application deadline: Extended to December 3, 2012
Please note: Application deadline extended for poetry only.
Dionne Brand is a poet, novelist and essayist. Her writing is notable for the beauty of its language, and for its intense engagement with issues of social justice. Her ten volumes of poetry include Ossuaries, which won to 2011 Griffin Poetry Prize; thirsty (2002), which won the Pat Lowther Memorial Award for Poetry and was a finalist for the Trillium Book Award and the Griffin Poetry Prize; Land to Light On (1997), which won the Governor General’s Award and the Trillium Book Award, and Inventory (2006), a finalist for the Governor General’s Award. Brand’s works of fiction include the novel What We All Long For, translated into Italian, German and French, it won the Toronto Book Award. Two earlier novels In Another Place, Not Here (1998), and At the Full and Change of the Moon (1999), were named Notable Book of The Year by The New York Times and The Los Angeles Times, respectively. Brand is Professor and University research Chair in the School of English and Theatre Studies at the University of Guelph.
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