Kevin Clark won the Lena-Miles Wever Todd Poetry Series Book Competition for his collection Self-Portrait with Expletives. His first full-length collection, In the Evening of No Warning, earned a grant from the Academy of American Poets. Clark also won the Angoff Award for best contribution to The Literary Review, an Artsmith fellowship, and a Bread Loaf fellowship. The author of three chapbooks, Clark has published poems in such journals as the Georgia Review, Iowa Review, Antioch Review, and Denver Quarterly. Clark also writes essays about literature, some of which have appeared in magazines such as the Georgia Review, Southern Review, and Contemporary Literary Criticism. Clark teaches American literature and creative writing at Cal Poly. He spends summers teaching at the Rainier Writing Workshop, a low-residency MFA program.