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Interview with Di Brandt

an excerpt from
Reparative Strategies: An Interview with Di Brandt
I met with Di Brandt on April 6, 2006, in the Academy Caf&#eacute; in Winnipeg, a few days after hearing her read from her new series of poems, “Nine River Ghazals.” Brandt has been working with the ghazal form since “Dog Days in Maribor” in her Griffin-nominated [_Now You Care_], and because I had just included “Dog Days” in [_Speaking of Power_], a selected works of Brandt’s poetry published by Wilfrid Laurier University Press, I wanted to ask about her use of the form….