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George Elliott Clarke


Canada (b.1960)

George Elliott Clarke is an award-winning poet, playwright and screenwriter. He is the author of six collections of poetry and a winner of the Governor General's Award in 2001. A seventh-generation African Canadian, Clarke was born in Windsor, Nova Scotia, near the community of Three Mile Plains. He is an associate professor of English at the University of Toronto.
 
Novels
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Collections
   Saltwater Spirituals and Deeper Blues (poems) (1983)
   Lush Dreams, Blue Exile (poems) (1994)
   Gold Indigoes (poems) (2000)
   Execution Poems (poems) (2001)
   Blue (poems) (2002)
   Illuminated Verses (poems) (2005)
   Black (poems) (2006)
   I and I (poems) (2007)
   Blues and Bliss (poems) (2008) (with Jon Paul Fiorentino)
   Lasso the Wind (poems) (2013)
   Traverse (poems) (2014)
   Extra Illicit Sonnets (poems) (2015)
   Gold (poems) (2016)
   Canticles 1 (poems) (2016)
   The Merchant of Venice (Retried) (poems) (2017)
   Canticles II (poems) (2019)
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Plays
   Trudeau (2007)
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