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Mark Cox

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Mark Cox

Author's Bio

MARK COX teaches in the Vermont College MFA Program and in the Department of Creative Writing at UNC-Wilmington, where he served as founding chair. He has served as Poetry Editor of both Passages North and of Cimarron Review, and as Poet in Residence at The Frost Place. He has given hundreds of public readings and/or invited lectures, workshops and panels at numerous bookstores and institutions in 34 states.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Natural Causes (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2004), Thirty-Seven Years from the Stone (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1998), Smoulder (Godine, 1989)
Chapbooks:
Barbells of the Gods (Ampersand Press, 1988)
Prizes:
Honors include a Whiting Writers' Award, a Pushcart Prize, the Oklahoma Book Award, The Society of Midland Authors Poetry Prize, and a Burlington-Northern Faculty Achievement Award. He has received fellowships from the Kansas Arts Commission, the Vermont Council on the Arts, and the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference.

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Listing last updated: June 9, 2011

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Norwegian American
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
East St. Louis, IL
Raised in:
Belleville, IL

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