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


The Dwelling of Weather (Brick Books, 2003)

More Light (Brick Books, 1998)

Two Heavens (Hagios Press, 1998)

[BCBW 2003] "Poetry"