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Dionne Brand Biography
Dionne Brand is a Canadian poet, novelist, and non-fiction writer who focuses on issues relating to black women. She was born in Trinidad in 1953 and came to Canada to study at the University of Toronto. She is an active fighter for the rights of marginalized communities, especially blacks and women.


Fore Day Morning - 1978
Earth Magic - 1979
Primitive Offensive - 1982
Winter Epigrams - 1983
Chronicles of the Hostile Sun - 1984
Rivers Have Sources, Trees Have Roots: Speaking of Racism - 1986
Sans Souci and Other Stories - 1988
No Language is Neutral - 1990 (Nominated for a Governor General's Award)
No Burden to Carry: Narratives of Black Working Women in Ontario, 1920s-1950s - 1991
Bread Out of Stone - 1994
In Another Place, Not Here - 1996
Land to Light On - 1997 (Won the 1997 Governor General's Award for poetry)
At the Full and Change of the Moon - 1999
thirsty - 2003 (nominated for the Griffin Poetry Prize)
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