Dionne Brand is a poet, novelist, and essayist. She teaches in the School of English and Theatre Studies at the University of Guelph.
The versos that appear in Brick 90 were excerpted from the original eleven Versos that comprised the Writers’ Trust of Canada’s Annual Margaret Laurence Lecture delivered by Dionne Brand on May 25, 2012, at the Vancouver Public Library. This Brick . . .
In the end and in the beginning it was the beauty and daring of Saramago’s long, elegant sentences, sometimes taking over pages, digressing in observations of his narrator or denials or second thought, elongating into treatises on will and speculation, . . .