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The Unpublished City

Volume I

edited by Dionne Brand

Publisher
Book*hug Press
Initial publish date
Jun 2017
Category
Canadian
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781771663731
    Publish Date
    Jun 2017
    List Price
    $15.00
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781771664639
    Publish Date
    Sep 2018
    List Price
    $15.00

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Description

Curated by Dionne Brand, this anthology features the work of 18 emerging Toronto talents writing about their city:

Diana Biacora
David Bradford
Nicole Chin
Simone Dalton
Dalton Derkson
Doyali Islam
Laboni Islam
Ian Kamau
Adnan Khan
Shoilee Khan
Canisia Lubrin
Sofia Mostaghimi
Nadia Ragbar
Rudrapriya Rathore
Sanchari Sur
Katheryn Wabegijig
Phoebe Wang
Chuqiao Yang

About the author

 

Dionne Brand is internationally known for her poetry, fiction, and essays. She has received many awards, notably the Governor General’s Award for Poetry, the Trillium Award (Land to Light On), 1997), the Pat Lowther Award (Thirsty, 2005), the City of Toronto Book Award (What We All Long For, 2006), and the Harbourfront Festival Award (2006), given in recognition of her substantial contribution to literature. She is a professor in the School of English and Theatre Studies at the University of Guelph.

Leslie C. Sanders is a professor at York University, where she teaches African American and Black Canadian literature. She is the author of The Development of Black Theatre in America, the editor of two volumes of Langston Hughes’s performance works, and a general editor of the Collected Works of Langston Hughes. She has written essays on African American and Black Canadian literature.

 

Dionne Brand's profile page

Awards

  • Short-listed, Toronto Book Awards

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