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Origin Story: George Elliott Clarke (Part I of 2)

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“That summer — 1975 — I started to write songs. I wrote four songs a day and I did that for two or three years.”

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The Many Hues of George Elliott Clarke

in #82 Winter 2016/Features/Poetry by

Henceforth, no one in Canada may pretend that white settler poetry is somehow “neutral” or unmarked, or that our colonial history may be simply resumed in a tale of two founding nations.

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Meet HRM’s new Poet Laureate

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“I am Mi’kmaq, L’nu, and proud of that. Following all these strong poets makes my role and goals a little clearer.”

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George Elliott Clarke at SMU

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“he’s got 10 or 11 books that have fundamentally changed how we think about Atlantic Canadian literature. We need to pay close attention.”

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