Austin Clarke is one of the country’s foremost authors, whose work includes 10 novels, six short story collections, three memoirs and two collections of poetry. His novel The Polished Hoe won the 2002 Scotiabank Giller Prize. Clarke is a member of the Order of Canada, holds four honorary doctorates and has been awarded the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, the W.O. Mitchell Prize and the Martin Luther King Jr. Award for Excellence in Writing, among others. Clarke presents Membering, his unforgettable new memoir, which takes the reader on a lyrical tour of his extraordinary life, interspersed with thought-provoking meditations on politics and race.

Events Austin Clarke was involved in

  • Toronto Book Awards Celebration

    Sunday, November 1, 2015 - 2:00 PM

    Austin Clarke, Charlotte Gray, Helen Humphreys,Rabindranath Maharaj, Rosemary Sullivan, Guy Vanderhaeghe and Richard B. Wright discuss their Toronto Book Award–winning books at the unveiling of the Toronto Book Garden.