Books:Confronting the Basilisk
(Ball State University Press, 1994), Earth Songs
(University of Western Florida, 1993)
Anthologies:Summer Shade: A Collection of Modern Poetry
(Quill Books, 2001), Heron Anthology
(Adrienne Lee Press, 1996)
Mark B. Hamilton was awarded a Matthew Hansen Endowment for Wilderness Studies, a literary fellowship at UCROSS Foundation, a readership at the Antiquarian Society, an honorary residency at the Center for Art & Ecology, and an honorary Visiting Faculty Post in Research, Dept. of History, Portland State University.
His poetry has been recognized by national and state awards, including: the Panhandler National Chapbook Award for "Earth Songs,", the Indiana Governor's Award, the Chardon, OH, National Anthology award, two NEA State awards for Visiting Artists, monetary grants from universities, foundations and private corporations for community and environmental projects, and recognitions from national organizations for his research and writings on the Lewis and Clark Expedition route, which he traced on their approximate time-table, traveling as they did by paddle and pack mule, a 2 1/2 year, 6.400 mile journey.