Trillium Book Awards Author Reading 2015

Toronto's 4th Poet Laureate

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George Elliott Clarke

George Elliott Clarke, a poet, novelist, dramatist and professor based in Toronto, has been appointed by City Council as the fourth Toronto Poet Laureate.

“It’s a great honour,” says Clarke. “I am humbled to follow in the brilliant wake of Dionne Brand, Pier Giorgio di Cicco, and Dennis Lee.”

Check out the feature article by Christopher Jones over at TO Live With Culture to learn more about Clarke's background, his many honours and accomplishments, his relationship with Toronto and more.

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