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Maxine Beneba Clarke
3 March 2017
Maxine Beneba Clarke

"Write it as if no-one will ever read it" says WV tutor Maxine Beneba Clarke.

Maxine is an Australian writer of Afro-Caribbean descent. In 2015, her short fiction collection ‘Foreign Soil’ won the ABIA for Best Literary Fiction and the Indie Award for Best Debut Fiction, and was shortlisted for The Stella Prize. She is the author of three collections of poetry, including ‘Carrying The World’ (2016), a critically acclaimed memoir ‘The Hate Race’ (2016) and the picture book ‘The Patchwork Bike’ (2016).

Maxine will be running a two day short story bootcamp at Writers Victoria in March 2017.

Maxine's writing tip