Benjamin Clark lives in Chicago, where he works as an editor for Muzzle Magazine. His first book Reasons To Leave The Slaughter was released by Write Bloody Publishing in 2011. He’s widely published in both online and print journals, included in several print anthologies, been featured online at Verse Daily, and nominated for a Best of the Net award. This summer he was selected for the second time to Art Farm Nebraska, a multi-disciplinary artist and writer residency. In 2015, his second collection of poetry, if you turn around I will turn around, was published by Thoughtcrime Press.