CLARK, Hilary




Author Tags: Poetry

Hilary Clark grew up in West Van, lived mostly in Vancouver (apart from stints in London, England, and Toronto) until 1990, and moved to Saskatoon to take up a teaching job in the English Dept at the University of Saskatchewan. Her academic training was in Comparative Literature (Ph.D from UBC). She is married with a grown-up son and daughter, and a younger son still at home. She started writing seriously in the mid-1980s, taking workshops at the Kootenay School in Vancouver, with Fred Wah, Susan Howe, and Lyn Hejinian. In Saskatchewan she has worked with Anne Szumigalski.

CITY/TOWN: Saskatoon, Sask.

DATE OF BIRTH: March 21, 1955

PLACE OF BIRTH: Vancouver, B.C.

EMPLOYMENT OTHER THAN WRITING: Teacher of English at Univ. of Saskatchewan

AWARDS: Pat Lowther Memorial Award, 1999 and Saskatchewan Poetry Award, 1999, both for More Light

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

The Dwelling of Weather (Brick Books, 2003)

More Light (Brick Books, 1998)

Two Heavens (Hagios Press, 1998)

[BCBW 2003] "Poetry"