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Bibliography of Works by Dionne Brand


'Fore Day Morning: Poems. Toronto: Khoisan Artists, 1978.

Primitive Offensive. Toronto: Williams-Wallace International Inc., 1982.

Winter Epigrams and Epigrams to Ernesto Cardenal in Defense of Claudia. Toronto: Williams-Wallace International, 1983.

Chronicles of the Hostile Sun. Toronto: Williams-Wallace, 1984.

No Language Is Neutral. Toronto: Coach House Press, 1990.

Land to Light On. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1997.

thirsty. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 2002.

Inventory. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 2006.


Sans Souci and Other Stories. Stratford, Ont.: Williams-Wallace, 1988.

Another Place, Not Here. Toronto: Knopf Canada, 1996.

At the Full & Change of the Moon. Toronto: Knopf Canada, 1999.

What We All Long For: a novel. Toronto: Vintage Canada, 2005.

"Sleeping’s Beauty and the Prince Charming." In Elizabeth Nunez and Jennifer Sparrow (Eds.), Stories from Blue Latitudes: Caribbean women writers at home and abroad. Emeryville, CA: Seal Press, 2006.


Rivers Have Sources, Trees Have Roots: Speaking of Racism. Toronto: Cross Cultural Communication Centre, 1986. (with Krisantha Sri Bhaggiyadatta)

A Conceptual Analysis of How Gender Roles Are Racially Constructed: Black Women. Thesis (M.A.). University of Toronto, 1988.

Sight Specific: Lesbians & Representation. Toronto: A Space, 1988.

No Burden to Carry: Narratives of Black Working Women in Ontario 1920s-1950s. Toronto: Women’s Press, 1991. (with Lois De Shield)

"Abortion Justice and the Rise of the Right." Twist and Shout: A Decade of Feminist Writing in This magazine. Ed. Susan Crean. Toronto: Second Story Press, 1992.

Bread Out of Stone: Recollections Sex, Recognitions Race, Dreaming Politics. Toronto: Coach House Press, 1994.

Grammar of Dissent: Poetry and Prose by Claire Harris, M. Nourbese Philip and Dionne Brand. Ed. Carol Morrell. Fredericton, N.B.: Goose Land, 1994.

"Dualities." Brick Winter 1998: 4-8.

"Black Women and Work: The Impact of Racially Constructed Gender Roles on the Sexual Division of Labour." Scratching the Surface: Canadian, Anti-Racist, Feminist Thought. Ed. Enakshi Dua and Angela Robertson. Toronto: Women’s Press, 1999.

A Map to the Door of No Return: Notes to Belonging. Toronto: Random House Canada, 2001.

Butling, Pauline, (Ed.). Poets Talk: conversations with Robert Kroetsch, Daphne Marlatt, Erin Mouré, Dionne Brand, Marie Annharte Baker, Jeff Derksen and Fred Wah. Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 2005.

Children’s Literature

Earth Magic: poems. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2006.


Older, Stronger, Wiser. Montreal: National Film Board, 1989. (associate director and writer)

Long Time Comin’. Montreal: National Film Board of Canada, Studio D, 1991. (director)

Sisters in the Struggle. Montreal : National Film Board of Canada, Studio D, 1991. (co-director)

Listening for Something — Adrienne Rich and Dionne Brand in Conversation. Montreal: National Film Board of Canada, Studio D, 1996. (director)

Lee, Min Sook. (Director). (2006). Borderless: a docu-drama about the lives of undocumented workers. Toronto: KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives, McNabb Connolly. (Narrative written by Dionne Brand.)

Updated February 12 2015 by Student & Academic Services

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