Department of English

University of Toronto

George Elliott Clarke is Toronto's 4th Poet Laureate

Dear Colleagues and Graduate Students,

Toronto City Council has approved George Elliott Clarke's appointment as the 4th Poet Laureate of Toronto. He stands in good company, the first three being Dennis Lee, Pier Giorgio Di Cicco, and Dionne Brand. This is wonderful news. Congratulations, George!


Alan Bewell
Chair, Department of English
November 29, 2012

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