About

Fiona Raye Clarke is a Trinidadian-Canadian writer, playwright, filmmaker and community-engaged artist. She is the editor of Basodee: An Anthology Dedicated to Black Youth (2012), The Black Church in Canada (2015), and Black Like We: Troubleshooting the Black Youth Experience (2018) which was the winner of the ArtReach Youth Arts Pitch Contest.

She has received support for her fiction and playwriting from the Ontario Arts Council. Her plays have appeared in various publications and on stage at the InspiraTO Festival and b current’s rock.paper.sistahz festival, and her writing published in Broken Pencil Magazine, Room Magazine blog, The Peak Magazine, alt.theatre, and Short Fiction Break.

Fiona is a certified Amherst Writers & Artists Method facilitator and the founder and lead artist of INTERGENERACIAL, a Black youth oral history theatre program currently in its third year. She was the winner of the CaribbeanTales CineFAM Short Film Challenge for her short film “Intersecting” which premiered at the 2017 CaribbeanTales International Film Festival, and is currently completing a Creative Writing Certificate at the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies and the Humber School For Creative Writers.