Willis Gaylord Clark was born in Onodago, New York; he briefly edited the Ladies Literary Portfolio in Philadelphia, afterwards working as a journalist for the Columbian Star and the Philadelphia Gazette before his early death. He was the twin brother of Lewis Gaylord Clark, editor of the Knickerbocker Magazine and the editor of Willis's Literary Remains.
The spirit of life. A poem. 1833.
The past and present. A poem. 1834.
Literary remains. 1844.
Poetical writings. 1847.
Letters of Willis Gaylord Clark and Lewis Gaylord Clark, ed. Leslie W. Dunlap. 1940.