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2019 Toronto Book Award winner announced!
Author Dionne Brand has been awarded the Toronto Book Award for her novel Theory, published by Knopf Canada. This is the second win for Brand who claimed the prize in 2006 for her novel, What We All Long For. Theory, also won the 2019 OCM BOCAS Prize for Caribbean Literature, and was a Globe and Mail Best Book. Her latest poetry collection, The Blue Clerk, was shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize and won the Trillium Book Prize.