Maxine Beneba Clarke

Maxine Beneba Clarke

is an Australian writer and slam poetry champion of Afro-Caribbean descent.


About Maxine Beneba Clarke

Maxine Beneba Clarke is an Australian writer and slam poetry champion of Afro-Caribbean descent. She is the author of the poetry collections Gil Scott Heron is on Parole (2010) and Nothing Here Needs Fixing (2013), and the fiction collection Foreign Soil  (2014).


Articles about Maxine Beneba Clarke

Articles by Maxine Beneba Clarke

Under New Management

The voices and stories of Ahmad, Polites and Carman work incredibly well together to create an interwoven picture of the lives of these young men in the suburbs of their youth. In this respect, Three Jerks cuts through the homogeneity of media images by introducing us to characters from distinctly different backgrounds, occupying the same streets and engaging in different ways.