Clifford Beck received his B.A. at the University at Albany in New York, where he studied primarily the areas of Psychology, Philosophy and Sociology. Later, he received an Applied Science degree from Southern Maine Community College in the area of New Media and designs the covers for all his books. He first began writing poetry in the mid-eighties and received publication in roughly 25 international anthologies. He has written in several types of literature, but prefers horror/suspense as this genre allows for the opportunity to take the reader on a literary journey.