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Dionne Brand

Dionne Brand
Photo by Dionne A Falconer

Dionne Brand is a poet and novelist. Her most recent book of poetry, Ossuaries , won the Griffin Poetry Prize; her literary honours include the Governor General’s Literary Award, the Trillium Book Award, the Toronto Book Award, and in 2006 the Harbourfront Festival Prize for her contribution to the world of books and writing. She teaches at the University of Guelph and lives in Toronto.

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