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Austin Clarke wins $10,000 Harbourfront Festival Prize!

We are proud to announce that Toronto’s International Festival of Authors awarded Austin Clarke the $10,000 Harbourfront Festival Prize! Clarke joins the esteemed company of previous winners, such as Seth, Dionne Brand, Wayson Choy, Paul Quarrington, Jane Urquhart, and Guy Vanderhaege.

Clarke will be presented with his prize at the IFOA closing-night events on October 27th, at the 2012 Scotiabank Giller Prize finalists’ celebration.

For more information, check out the Quill and Quire article: http://www.quillandquire.com/blog/index.php/2012/09/27/austin-clarke-wins-10000-harbourfront-festival-prize/

Guernica Editions will be publishing Austin Clarke’s newest poetry collection in Spring 2013, as well as a collection of essays on his work in the Writers Series. Be sure to check them out and celebrate Austin Clarke’s success!

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