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Mark DeFoe

Author's Bio

I teach writing as a craft that all can learn to better express our interaction with the world inside and the world outside; it is a way of connecting, a labor of discovery. Presently, I teach in WV Wesleyan's MFA program.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
The Rock and the Pebble (Pringle Tree Press, 2006), Mark DeFoe's Greatest Hits (Pudding House Publications, 2004), The Green Chair (Pringle Tree Press, 2003), Aviary (Pringle Tree Press, 2001), Air (Greentower Press, 1998)
Chapbooks:
In the Tourist Cave (Finishing Line Press, 2012), Ten Scenes with Mocking Bird (Poems and Plays, 2009), Weekend Update (Main Street Rag Press, 2008)
Journals:
Appalachian Heritage, Christian Science Monitor, Denver Quarterly, Kenyon Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, Notre Dame Review, Paris Review, Poetry, Poetry International, Salmagundi, The South Carolina Review, Yale Review
Prizes:
2005 Chautauqua Literary Journal Poetry Award 2009 Poems and Plays Tennessee Chapbook Award Twice awarded writers grants by the WV Dept. of History and Culture Three times nominated for Push Cart Prizes

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Listing last updated: December 8, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Other
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Enid, OK
Raised in:
Derby, KS

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