Mark Osaki

Poet

1505 De Rose Way, #38
San Jose, CA 95126
Phone: 
669-245-1365

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 & Prizes

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

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.

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Asian American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Born in: 
Sacramento
Raised in: 
CA
California
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Last update: Mar 19, 2018