Maxine Beneba Clarke

Maxine Beneba Clarke


Maxine Beneba Clarke is an Australian writer of Afro-Caribbean descent, and the author of over fifteen published books for children and adults, including the critically acclaimed memoir The Hate Race, which she has recently adapted for theatre in an acclaimed run at the Malthouse, the ABIA and Indie award-winning short fiction Foreign Soil, the poetry collection Carrying The World, which won the 2017 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Poetry and, most recently, It’s the Sound of the Thing: 100 new poems for young people. She is the inaugural Peter Steele Poet in Residence at The University of Melbourne.

All sessions by Maxine Beneba Clarke

From Page to Stage to Screen

16 Jun 2024
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Chamber