Joan Clark

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Not to be confused with Joan Clarke.
Joan Clark
Born 12 October 1934
Occupation Author
Genres Children's Literature

Joan Clark BA, D.Litt (hon.) (née MacDonald) (born 12 October 1934) is a Canadian fiction author.

Born in Liverpool, Nova Scotia, Clark spent her youth in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. She attended Acadia University for its drama program, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree with English major in 1957.[1] She has worked as a teacher

Clark lived in Alberta for two decades and attended Edmonton's University of Alberta. She and Edna Alford started the literary journal Dandelion in that province in the mid-1970s. She eventually returned to Atlantic Canada, settling in Newfoundland.

Clark served on the jury at the 2001 Giller Prize.

Clark lives in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. In 2010 she was made a Member of the Order of Canada.

Awards and recognition[edit]

Books[edit]

Penguin Canada paperback editions: ISBN 0-14-031905-0, ISBN 0-14-301512-5
other paperback editions: ISBN 0-7720-1311-X, ISBN 0-7736-7426-8
Penguin Canada paperback ISBN 0-14-031788-0
Penguin Canada paperback ISBN 0-14-032182-9
Penguin Canada paperback ISBN 0-14-038629-7
Vintage Canada paperback , ISBN 0-676-97291-8

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