James Clarke

James Clarke

JAMES CLARKE was born in Peterborough, Ontario and attended McGill University and Osgoode Hall. He practiced law in Cobourg, Ontario before his appointment to the Bench in 1983. Clarke served as a judge of the Superior Court of Ontario and is now retired, residing in Guelph, Ontario. He is the author of many volumes of poetry and several memoirs.

BOOKS
The Quality of Mercy (JHC Press, 2016)
Winter with Flowers (JHC Press, 2016)
Marginal Notes (Legal Studies Forum UWV, 2016)
Fugitive Light (Legal Studies Forum UWV, 2015)
Old Wine/New Skins (Legal Studies Forum UWV, 2015)
Reluctant Witness (Legal Studies Forum UWV, 2015)
The Juried Heart (Pleasure Boat Studio, 2015)
Designated Dreamer (Legal Studies Forum UWV, 2014)
All the Broken Pieces (Legal Studies Forum UWV, 2013)
The Kid From Simcoe Street (Exile Editions, 2012)
The Juried Heart (Legal Studies Forum UWV, 2012)
Dreamworks: New and Selected Poems (Exile Editions, 2008)
A Mourner's Kaddish (Novalis, 2006)
Forced Passage (Exile Editions, 2005)
How to Bribe a Judge (Exile Editions, 2002)
Flying Home Through the Dark (Exile Editions, 2001)
The Way Everyone Is Inside (Exile Editions, 2000)
The Ancient Pedigree of Plums (Exile Editions, 1999)
The Raggedy Parade (Exile Editions, 1998)
Silver Mercies (Exile Editions, 1997)
L'Arche Journal (Griffin House, 1973)