is originally from Charlotte North Carolina and has recently moved back after living in Durham/Cary for 5 years. While living in Durham she obtained her Masters of English Literature from North Carolina Central University. She specializes in British Literature but also enjoys American Literature as well. Ranging from John Milton to Edgar Allan Poe, Clarke is a lover of all literature. She has previously taught 7th Grade English Language Arts and Social Studies as well as 11th grade American Literature, 9th Grade English, and Creative Writing. She is passionate about helping students enjoy reading literature and bringing out their inner writer. Clarke is also a lover of anime and manga and attends anime conventions every year with her friends.