Maxine Beneba Clarke

Author biography

Maxine Beneba Clarke  is an Australian writer of Afro-Caribbean descent. She is the author of Gil Scott Heron is on Parole, Nothing Here Needs Fixing and Foreign Soil. She is the winner of the 2015 ABIA award for Literary Fiction Book of The Year, and the 2015 Indie Award for debut fiction. Maxine writes for The Saturday Paper, and is the host of The Wheeler Centre’s popular talk series ‘The F Word’.