"Ben Clark's poems understand the weirdness of living, of loving and being loved, of grit and breath and what bangs around in our everyday bodies. Made of asphalt and sweat and farm dirt, these are honest, important poems. I love their singing." -- Marty McConnell, HBO Def Poetry Jam performer
About the Author
Benjamin Clark spent his formative years in rural Nebraska and now lives in Chicago, Illinois. Among other jobs, he has worked as a teacher, librarian, tile maker, and in a microwaveable popcorn factory. He is receiving his MFA in Creative Writing from the School of the Art Institute. He regularly attends the Vox Ferus writing workshops, has been widely published in both on-line and print journals, and will have his first full-length collection of poetry published by Write Bloody Publishing in fall of 2011.