Dionne Brand is the winner of the Griffin Poetry Prize, the Governor General’s Literary Award, the Trillium Book Award, the Pat Lowther Memorial Award, the Toronto Book Award and the Harbourfront Festival Prize for her contribution to the world of books and writing. Brand was Toronto’s Poet Laureate from 2009 to 2012. In 2017, she was inducted into the Order of Canada. This year, she releases both a new novel, Theory, and a genre-bending poetry collection, The Blue Clerk.
Events Dionne Brand was involved in
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 7:30 PM
The editors of the Luminous Ink: Writers on Writing in Canada anthology (Dionne Brand, Tessa McWatt and Rabindranath Maharaj) will discuss the book and what it means to be a writer in Canada with moderator Marc Côté.
Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 3:00 PM
Dionne Brand and Vahni Capildeo exchange ideas related to identities, places and territories.
Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 2:00 PM
IFOA Stratford welcomes distinguished writers, Dionne Brand, Joseph Kerters and Michael Winter!