Brand, Dionne

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BRAND, Dionne

BRAND, Dionne. Canadian (born Trinidad and Tobago), b. 1953. Genres: Poetry, Race relations. Career: Poet, writer, and journalist. Associated with Black Education Project, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Immigrant Women's Centre, Toronto, Caribbean women's health counselor; Agency for Rural Transformation, Grenada, information and communications officer, 1983. Publications: POETRY: 'Fore Day Morning, 1978; Earth Magic, 1980; Primitive Offensive, 1982; Winter Epigrams and Epigrams to Ernesto Cardenal in Defense of Claudia, 1983; Chronicles of the Hostile Sun, 1984; No Language Is Neutral, 1990; In Another Place, not Here, 1996; Land to Light On, 1997; Thirsty, 2002. OTHER: (with K.S. Bhaggiyadatta) Rivers Have Sources, Trees Have Roots: Speaking of Racism, 1986; Sans Souci, and Other Stories, 1989; (with L. De Shield) No Burden to Carry: Narratives of Black Working Women in Ontario, 1920s-1950s, 1991; Bread out of Stone, 1994; At the Full and Change of the Moon (novel), 1999. Contributor to periodicals. Address: c/o McClelland and Stewart Ltd, 481 University Ave Ste 900, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 2E9.