Marcus Clayton

Marcus Clayton is a multigenre Afrolatino writer from South Gate, California, with an MFA in poetry from CSU Long Beach. Currently, he pursues a PhD in literature and creative writing at the University of Southern California, has a book of mixed-genre prose titled ¡PÓNK! forthcoming with Nightboat Books in winter 2025, and has published with the likes of Joyland Magazine, Indiana Review, Passages NorthBlack Punk Now, and The Oxford Handbook of Punk Rock.


  • Bravery in the Blackness of Punk

    Bravery in the Blackness of Punk

    LIVE MUSIC: SOUL GLO AND ZULU at The Roxy Theatre, West Hollywood, California, September 15, 2023 There is an evergreen discomfort in being a Black punk going to the Roxy Theatre. The venue is located in the heart of West Hollywood, ...