Brian Clifton co-edits Bear Review. He is a PhD. candidate at the University of North Texas. He has been a finalist for the Four Way Books Intro Prize, The Akron Poetry Series, The BOAAT Poetry Prize, and The National Poetry Series. His work can be found in: Pleiades, Guernica, Cincinnati Review, Salt Hill, Prairie Schooner, The Journal, Beloit Poetry Journal, and other magazines. He is an avid record collector and curator of curiosities.