U2 licenses alumnus’s work


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This is probably one of the more unusual Words in Place posts. It appears U2 (yes, that U2, with Bono) has licensed the work of UWaterloo English alumnus George Elliott Clarke, in advance of their upcoming Vancouver concert. Clarke, as you may recall, is currently poet laureate of Canada. As reported by Quill & Quire, they will feature “Ain’t You Scared of the Sacred?: A Spiritual” and “Elegy for Leonard Cohen.”

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One response to “U2 licenses alumnus’s work

  1. At least U2 has the good taste request GE Clarke’s work (I don’t think much of U2 myself!–after all U2 aren’t really poets, just performers, are they?)

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