Di Brandt is one of Canada's most loved and admired poets. Her internationally celebrated and award-winning poetry titles include questions i asked my mother; Agnes in the sky; Jerusalem, beloved, Now You Care, and Walking to Mojacar. Her most recent work, Glitter & fall, is a cross-cultural trans(inha)lation of the Dao de Jing. Glitter & fall was shortlisted for the McNally Robinson Book of the Year award as well as a Fred Cogswell Award. Di Brandt has lived in Winnipeg, Edmonton, Toronto, Windsor (Ontario) and Berlin. She currently teaches at the University of Winnipeg. Di Brandt is also an award-winning essayist and literary critic, and has collaborated with numerous other writers, critics and artists, including Annie Jacobsen, Jane Finlay-Young, Barbara Godard, Aganetha Dyck, Rebecca Campbell, Carol Ann Weaver and Jana Skarecky.