Jason Youngclaus was born in Boston and graduated from College of the Holy Cross 2005. In 2006, he moved to NYC to work in politics. An avid, self-taught guitarist he formed the Brooklyn based band Cuba in 2008. You will find his poems in upcoming editions of Swimming with Elephants Publications and Cathexis Northwest Press. In university he studied and was captivated by the Romantic poets, particularly Coleridge. He lives in the Bronx, NY with his girlfriend Bella. They’d own a Siberian Husky if they could, but their landlord won’t allow it.