Fonds MG 274 - John Livingstone Clark fonds

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John Livingstone Clark fonds

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MG 274

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  • 1981-2002., predominant 1981-2002. (Creation)

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2 m of textual material

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Ronald John Clark was born 6 August 1950 on Saltspring Island, British Columbia. He earned a B.A. from UBC in 1976 and a M.A. from SFU in 1982. He also studied at the University of Sydney in 1979 and 1980 as the Commonwealth Scholar for Graduate Studies in English Literature. In 1984, Mr. Clark moved to Saskatoon and joined the Department of English, University of Saskatchewan, as a Sessional Lecturer. In addition to his teaching duties, Mr. Clark has worked as an editor, contributed to several literary publications and anthologies as a poet, prose writer and reviewer and has had several books of his poetry published. His work has been published under the following names: R.J. Clark, Ron Clark, John Clark, John Livingstone Clark and J. Livingstone Clark. His awards include grants from Saskatchewan Arts Board and Canada Council, a CBC Award for Drama and an appointment as Writer-in-Residence at the Saskatoon Public Library for 1999-2000.

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The bulk of this fonds deals with the literary creations of John Livingstone Clark and contains correspondence, clippings, cartoons, drafts, notes and publications.

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The fonds has been arranged into the following series:
I. Name and Subject files
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III. Writings/editing
IV. Published material

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