Clay Cantrell received his MFA in poetry at the University of Memphis. In 2015, He moved to Tulsa to pursue a PhD in Literature at the University of Tulsa. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Sycamore Review, New Delta Review, Birdfeast, The Journal, and elsewhere. His full-length manuscript, Hermit, Wraith, was recently a finalist for the St. Lawrence Book Award. Another collection, The Landfill Poems, is forthcoming from Red Dirt Press.