George Makana Clark
Agent: Isobel Dixon
Biography: George Makana Clark grew up in Zimbabwe (when it was called Rhodesia), and having been a musician, bush guide and lived in Germany, the Caribbean and South America, he now teaches Writing, African and Post-Colonial Literature at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Winner of an O. Henry Award, Honourable Mention in the Pushcart Prize, and short-listed for the Caine Prize, his stories are widely published in journals like Zoetrope and Tin House and in his collection THE SMALL BEES' HONEY (US: White Pine Press, 1997). His work is included in The New Granta Book of the African Short Story (2011).