Clarey tells more than a single great story. His collection of tales, musings,and misadventures is an eloquent travelogue of his experiences as a journalist, a bartender selling his wild oats in New Orleans, and a nostagic traveler reminiscing about his family roots in Long Island. ”
—Peter Balaskas, author of "The Grandmaster," Amazon.com
I am a journalist and editor for YES! Weekly, an alternative newsweekly covering the North Carolina Piedmont Triad. My first book, "The Anxious Hipster and Other Barflies I've Known," a collection of essays, columns and long-form journalism, came out in 2011.