Mark Cox

Department of Creative Writing University of North Carolina, Wilmington
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 962-3331

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 public readings or invited lectures, workshops and panels at numerous bookstores and institutions in 36 states.

Publications and Prizes

Natural Causes
(University of Pittsburgh Press, 2004)
, Smoulder
(Godine, 1989)
, Thirty-Seven Years from the Stone
(University of Pittsburgh Press, 1998)
Barbells of the Gods
(Ampersand Press, 1988)
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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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East St. Louis
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Belleville, IL
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Last updated: Sep 22, 2016