Authors and guests Maxine Beneba Clarke

Maxine Beneba Clarke

Maxine Beneba Clarke is the author of the acclaimed memoir The Hate Race, the award-winning short fiction collection Foreign Soil, and the poetry collections Carrying The World and How Decent Folk Behave.

Her books for children include the Boston Globe/Horn Prize winning picture book The Patchwork Bike, and the critically acclaimed illustrated poem When We Say Black Lives Matter.

Her latest children’s books are We Know A Place, and It’s The Sound of The Thing: 100 new poems for young people.

She is currently Poet in Residence at Melbourne University.

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