Di Brandt

Di Brandt

Di Brandt is one of Canada's most loved and admired poets. Her internationally celebrated and award-winning poetry titles include questions i asked my mother; Agnes in the sky; Jerusalem, beloved; and Now You Care. Di Brandt has lived in Winnipeg, Edmonton, Toronto, Windsor (Ontario) and Berlin.  She currently holds a Canada Research Chair in Literature and Creative Writing at Brandon University, Manitoba. Di Brandt is also an award-winning essayist and literary critic, and has collaborated with numerous other writers, critics and artists, including Annie Jacobsen, Jane Finlay-Young, Barbara Godard, Aganetha Dyck, Rebecca Campbell, Carol Ann Weaver and Jana Skarecky. Website URL:

Walking to Mojacar

Di Brandt has surpassed herself in this extraordinary book, which hurls itself upon our desperate environmental, emotional, spiritual condition with fury and eloquence and headlong grace.-- Ann Fisher-Wirth, author of Carta Marina

ISBN 9780888013705
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questions i asked my mother

Winner of the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award (League of Canadian Poets).

Nominated for the Governor-General’s Award for Poetry and the Dillons Commonwealth Poetry Prize.

Di Brandt’s first book of poetry, now in a beautiful new edition, is a deep, cutting exploration of patriarchy within the Mennonite tradition.

ISBN 9780888015051
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Jerusalem Beloved

Winner of the Canadian Authors Association Literary Award for Poetry

"Delicious —exactly the way poetry should be on the page."
-- Quill & Quire

In 1991, Di Brandt travelled to Jerusalem to visit a friend and to witness the Intifada of occupied Palestine. Her journey took her to a country rich with history mythology, and conflict. Here she writes about Jerusalem, imagined and real, and about home.

ISBN 9780888011961
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Agnes in the sky

Winner of the McNally Robinson Manitoba Book of the Year Award
Agnes in the Sky is a book of poetry seen through the eyes of a Mennonite in a not-so-Mennonite world. Coming to terms with her past, author Di Brandt explores the love between parents and lovers, family relationships, childhood abuse, desire, longing, and the universe at large.

ISBN 9780888011503
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