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Andrew Clark, director of Humber’s Comedy Writing and Performance Program, has received two National Magazine Award nominations in the “Humour” category. Both articles, “All the Rage” and “St. Patrick’s Day” were published in The Walrus Magazine where Clark is a contributing editor. He has been nominated three times before and won the Gold once.

From more than 2,100 individual entries nationwide, the NMAF’s 200 judges nominated a total of 303 submissions in 76 different Canadian magazines for awards in 39 categories. The Gold, Silver and Honourable Mention awards will be announced in Toronto on June 6.
 



Andrew Clark is an award-winning journalist and screenwriter living in Toronto. His last book, 'A Keen Soldier: The Execution of Second World War Private Harold Pringle', was nominated for the Pearson Writers' Trust Non-fiction Prize, Drainie-Taylor Biography Prize and the Governor General's Award for Literary Non-fiction.

He is a professor at Humber College and the director of its comedy program.

In his book, 'Star-Spangled Canadians,' Globe and Mail columnist Jeffrey Simpson dubbed Clark "the best chronicler of Canadian comedy." 'Stand and Deliver: Inside Canadian Comedy, his first book, was a history and examination of Canada's comic tradition.

Clark has written for the New York Times, Cosmopolitan, The Globe and Mail and was a senior writer for Maclean's magazine. He is currently at work on a novel. He has a dramatic series in development with the CBC.