George Elliott Clarke

author photo_credit Dept of English Harvard University

GEORGE ELLIOTT CLARKE’s books include George & Rue, longlisted for the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award; Execution Poems, winner of the Governor General’s Literary Award for Poetry; and Whylah Falls, chosen for CBC’s inaugural Canada Reads competition in 2002. In 2008, he was appointed to the Order of Canada at the rank of Officer. He is currently the Poet Laureate of Toronto, and teaches at the University of Toronto.

Years Participated: 2016

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