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I DON'T WORRY ABOUT LOOKING BACK A Conversation with Poet and Editor Grant Clauser • Cleaver Magazine
I DON’T WORRY ABOUT LOOKING BACK A Conversation with Poet and Editor Grant Clauser Interview by Natalie Kawam On Cleaver’s five year anniversary, we continue to celebrate with interviews featuring our senior editors. Grant Clauser is the Poetry Craft Essay Editor for Cleaver, and he also reads poetry submissions. His most recent books are The Magician’s Handbook, published by PS Books, and Reckless Constellations, winner of the Cider Press Review Book Prize. His poems have appeared in The American Poetry Review, Cortland Review, Painted Bride Quarterly, Tar River Poetry, and others. He runs workshops at Rosemont College’s Writer’s Studio and can be found on Twitter via username @uniambic. He is also a home technology editor at Wirecutter. Natalie Kawam: When did you join Cleaver? Grant Clauser: A little more than a year ago. NK: How did you find out about it? What do you like about it? GC: I knew … chop! chop! read more!