Roy Peter Clark

Roy Peter Clark is senior scholar at the Poynter Institute, one of the most prestigious schools for journalists in the world. He has taught writing at every level—from schoolchildren to Pulitzer Prize‑winning authors—for more than forty years. A writer who teaches and a teacher who writes, he has authored or edited twenty books on writing and journalism, including Writing Tools, Murder Your DarlingsThe Art of X‑Ray Reading, How to Write Short, and The Glamour of Grammar. He lives in St. Petersburg, Florida, where he contributes columns to the Tampa Bay Times and where a literary prize has been named in his honor.
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