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Maxine Beneba Clarke: A Powerful Voice (2016)

Auckland Writers Festival Schools Programme 2016
Proudly supported by Freemasons Foundation


Spoken word performer, teacher, editor and writer Maxine Beneba Clarke is an Australian slam poetry champion with an arresting and powerful voice. She is the author of Gil Scott Heron is on Parole and Nothing Here Needs Fixing, the title poem of which won the 2013 Ada Cambridge Poetry Prize, as well as the acclaimed short story collection Foreign Soil and the upcoming memoir Hate Race. Maxine explores matters of life and identity through the wonder of language and sound.

Years 9-13