Marcus Clayton

Author Photo 2019 I Guess

Marcus Clayton is an Afro-Latino writer from South Gate, CA, and holds an MFA in Poetry from CSU Long Beach — where he was awarded the Beatrice and John Janosco Memorial Scholarship in poetry. He is currently pursuing a PhD in Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Southern California on the nonfiction track, focusing his studies on the intersections between Latinx literature, Black literature, and Punk Rock. Some work can be seen in Los Angeles Review of BooksApogee JournalThe Adroit Journal, and Glass: A Journal of Poetry, among others. He can also be found screaming and playing loud guitar in local LA punk band, tudors.

Marcus is an occasional tweeter.