Maxine Beneba Clarke
is the author of The Hate Race and Foreign Soil.

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Portrait February 03, 2018

Poet Alan Wearne

Lunch with ‘that’ teacher, poet Alan Wearne.

Portrait November 18, 2017

Black Lives Matter in Australia

Maxine Beneba Clarke on the Black Grapevine and the founders of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Life October 07, 2017

Hurricane Irma and St Maarten

As yet another hurricane menaces the Caribbean, the author tracks its frightening progress towards St Maarten.

Portrait July 15, 2017

Author John Safran

Waiting for Peak Uncomfortable Gonzo with John Safran.

Life June 17, 2017

Roxane Gay and Mamamia

Roxane Gay and nonfiction authors like her will continue to open up their own lives, in the hope of changing those of others. May we not remain silent in the face of ignorance, stupidity or distress.

Travel May 27, 2017

San Juan, Puerto Rico

San Juan’s rich mixture of cultures, colonial and indigenous, invites immersion in the Puerto Rican capital.

Portrait March 25, 2017

Writer and activist Jeff Sparrow

“When we meet for our ackee fry-up, he’s just returned from a trip to the United States, researching for his recently published biography of Paul Robeson. He talks of the tragic unease of researching an African-American icon in Charleston around the …”

Portrait March 04, 2017

Artist TextaQueen

Getting to know TextaQueen through her first survey show, Between You and Me.

Portrait February 11, 2017

ABC host Jane Hutcheon

Maxine Beneba Clarke reflects on the interviewer as she appears on One Plus One.

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