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Austin Clarke: Recognizing a Literary Great

Join us to celebrate the legacy of Barbadian-Canadian writer Austin Clarke (1934-2016). This special program marked the unveiling of the ROM’s recently commissioned portrait of Clarke by artist Neville Clarke and include excerpts from Austin Clarke’s works read by David Chariandy, and original compositions presented by poet Canisia Lubrin and author Desmond Cole.

Recorded on February 23, 2021.

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Authored by: Kait Sykes

Authored by: Kait Sykes