Ben Clark grew up in rural Nebraska and now lives in Chicago, Illinois. He has worked as an English teacher, librarian, tile maker, track coach, and in a microwaveable popcorn factory. He is an assistant editor for Muzzle Magazine, and recently graduated with an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His first full-length collection of poetry, Reasons To Leave The Slaughter, was released by Write Bloody Publishing in 2011. At the moment he is collaborating with Colin Winnette on a book entitled Kate Jury Denton Texas.
Publications and Prizes
Reasons to Leave the Slaughter (Write Bloody Publishing, 2011)
A cappella Zoo, anderbo.com, Atticus Review, decomP, Everyday Genius, Hobart, Muzzle, Radius, Red Lightbulbs, right hand pointing, Stymie Magazine, Verse Daily, Word Riot
What I'm Reading Now:
Crush by Richard Siken, Good Grief by Stevie Edwards, Animal Collection by Colin Winnette, Gully by Roger Bonair-Agard, The Great Fires by Jack Gilbert
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Listing last updated: September 25, 2012