An Evening with George Elliott Clarke: Where Beauty Survived

An evening With George Elliott Clarke
February 3rd, 7:00pm to 8:30pm

George Elliott Clarke is an internationally-renowned poet, novelist, playwright, screenwriter, librettist and scholar. His books have won many honours, including the Governor General Literary Award, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Achievement Award and the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Fellowship Prize. He was appointed to the Order of Canada in 2008 and served as Canada’s 7th Parliamentary Poet Laureate.

“Where Beauty Survived is the story of a complicated family, of the emotional stress that white racism exerts on Black households, of the unique cultural geography of Africadia, of a child who became a poet, and of long-kept secrets.”

 

 
 
Reccia Mandelcorn
rmandelcorn@aurorapl.ca
905-727-9494 x230
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