Mark Osaki

1505 De Rose Way, #38
San Jose, CA 95126

Author's Bio

Mark's work has appeared in various journals and anthologies, including: The Georgia Review, Carrying the Darkness—The Poetry of the Vietnam War (Avon,Texas Tech University Press),South Carolina Review, Men of Our Time—An Anthology of Male Poetry in Contemporary America (University of Georgia Press), Breaking Silence—An Anthology of Contemporary Asian American Poets(Greenfield Review Press), Onset Review and Garrison Keillor’s Writer’s Almanac (National Public Radio). B.A. in English from UC Berkeley, and M.F.S. and Ph.D. in International Relations from Georgetown University.

Publications and Prizes

Best Evidence
(Independent Press, 2018)
, Best Evidence
(CreateSpace, 2018)
, Men of Our Time: An Anthology of Contemporary Male Poetry
(University of Georgia Press, 1992)
Breaking the Silence: An Anthology of Contemporary Asian American Poets
(Greenfield Review Press, 2014)
, Carrying the Darkness
(Texas Tech University Press, 1989)
Atlanta Review, Bay Area Poets Seasonal Review, Bellingham Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, Beltway Poetry Quarterly, Berkeley Monthly, Berkeley Poetry Review, Birmingham Poetry Review, Blue Unicorn, Boston Monthly, Bumbershoot, Burning Cloud Review, California Poetry Journal, California State Poetry Society Newsletter, Chesapeake Reader, Clean Sheets Erotica Magazine, Colorado Review, Contemporary Review, Cotton Boll, CrossCurrents, Drown In My Own Fears, Ergo, Fine Line, Full Circle, Garrison Keillor's Writer's Almanac, Georgia Review, Hawaii Pacific Review, Hiram Poetry Review, Impulse, International War Veterans Poetry Archives, Into the Teeth of the Wind, McCall's, Message in a Bottle, Mid-Atlantic Review, Mr. Cogito, Nexus, Northern Contours, Pacific Review, Pacific Sun Literary Quarterly, Phantasmagoria, Poet's Haven, Pushcart Prize, Quarry West, Rio Grande Review, Rocky Mountain Review, Sacramento News & Review, San Fernando Poetry Journal, San Francisco Peace and Hope, San Francisco Review, Seattle University Magazine, Seventeen, South Carolina Review, Southwest Review, Spam, Studies in Poetry, Taproot Literary Review, The Carnegie Mellon Poetry Review, The Literary Review, The MacGuffin, The New York Quarterly, The Onset Review, The Windless Orchard, Third Wednesday, Three Rivers Poetry Journal, Voices, Wisconsin Review, Word Catalyst Magazine, Xanadu, Yellow Silk
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Mark has received awards for his poetry from the Academy of American Poets, University of California at Berkeley, San Francisco Arts Commission, Seattle Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts. He is the recipient of three Pushcart Prize nominations.

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Last updated: Mar 19, 2018