Bryan Beck grew up in Monmouth, Oregon and recieved a B.A. in English from Portland State University. His poems and essays have appeared in Portland Review, the Oregonian, Octopus Magazine, Propeller, and Spork, as well as in the Everyman's Library anthology The Art of Angling: Poems About Fishing (Knopf 2011). Currently he is an MFA candidate in the Program for Poets and Writers at the University of Massachusetts, where he is a teaching assistant.
A History of A People