Marcus Clayton

Marcus grew up in South Gate, California, and recently finished an MFA in poetry from CSU Long Beach. On top of coordinating poetry-reading events in Long Beach, he is also an editor for American Mustard, and a poetry reader for The Offing. In 2015, he was the recipient of CSULB’s Beatrice and John Janosco Memorial Scholarship in poetry. Some of his published work can be seen in Tahoma Literary Review, San Pedro River Review, RipRap Journal, Bird’s Thumb, and Canyon Voices Literary Magazine, among others.