A born and raised Washingtonian, Tristan Beach taught college English across China from 2014 to 2017. Before that, he was a long-time editor for The Conium Review. He has been involved with various journals and literary presses since 2010, including Copper Canyon Press, Coffee House Press, Pitkin Review and Clockhouse. His poems and prose appear in Shantih, rawboned, The Writer in the World and Pitkin Review. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College and received his BA in English from Saint Martin’s University. He currently teaches English at Saint Martin’s and coordinates the religious education program for Holy Cross Catholic Church in Tacoma.
“The Champ” (A Story), Shantih, Jan 2018: Click to view
“Toiling in the Labyrinth: On Reading Literature Critically” (An Essay), The Writer in the World, Jan 2018: Click to view