Di Brandt'spoetry titles include questions i asked my mother(1987), Agnes in the sky(1990), Jerusalem, beloved(1995), and most recently, Now You Care(2004). She has received numerous awards for her poetry, including the CAA National Poetry Prize, the McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award, and the Gerald Lampert Award. Di Brandt recently returned to the Manitoba prairies, her home, after a decade away, to take up a Canada Research Chair in Creative Writing at Brandon University.Tanis MacDonaldis the author of two books of poetry: Fortune(2003) and Holding Ground(2000), and is the winner of the 2003 Bliss Carman Poetry Prize. She has published articles on the poetry of P.K. Page, Lorna Crozier, and Anne Carson. She teaches English at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario.MacDonald, Tanis is the author of 'Speaking of Power The Poetry of Di Brandt', published 2006 under ISBN 9780889205062 and ISBN 088920506X.