Austin Clarke is one of the country’s foremost authors and a Member of the Order of Canada, whose work includes 10 novels, six short story collections, three memoirs and two collections of poetry. He is a recipient of the Scotiabank Giller Prize, the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, the W.O. Mitchell Prize and the Martin Luther King Jr. Award for Excellence in Writing, among others.
This fall, the IFOA hosts some of the country’s top literary talent, including George Elliott Clarke and Lawrence Hill, as they reflect on Austin Clarke’s influence and present readings from his new memoir, ’Membering, and his latest poetry collection, In Your Crib. Garvia Bailey hosts.
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