George Elliott Clarke, George and Rue, and Execution Poems

Geroge Elliott Clarke was born in Windsor, Nova Scotia in 1960.  He is a Canadian poet and playwright whose work largely explores the experience and history of the Black Communities of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, creating a cultural geography that Clarke refers to as "Africadia".  He believes that Africadians originated in 1783 and 1815, when … Continue reading George Elliott Clarke, George and Rue, and Execution Poems