Tall If, Mark Irwin

Tall If

Mark Irwin

Publisher: New Issues Poetry & Prose
PubDate: 11/1/2008
ISBN: 9781930974784
Price: $14.00
Quantity Available: 39
Pages: 73
SKU #: H06F

Poetry. "Brilliant, Irwin's intellect and the urgency of his words remain traditionally steadfast."—Publishers Weekly


Mark Irwin was born in Faribault, Minnesota, and has lived throughout the United States and abroad in France and Italy. His poetry and essays have appeared widely in many literary magazines including The American Poetry Review, The Atlantic, Georgia Review, The Kenyon Review, Paris Review, Poetry, The Nation, New England Review, and the New Republic. He has taught at a number of universities and colleges including Case Western Reserve, the University of Iowa, Ohio University, the University of Denver, the University of Colorado/Boulder, the University of Nevada, and Colorado College. He is the the author of multiple collections of poetry, including Against theMeanwhile (Wesleyan University Press, 1989), Quick, Now, Always, (BOA, 1996), White City (BOA, 2000), Bright Hunger (BOA, 2004), TALL IF (New Issues Poetry & Prose, 2008), LARGE WHITE HOUSE SPEAKING (New Issues Poetry & Prose, 2013), and AMERICAN URN: SELECTED POEMS ( Ashland Poetry Press, 2015). He has also translated two volumes of poetry, one from the French and one from the Romanian. Recognition for his work includes The Nation/Discovery Award, four Pushcart Prizes, National Endowment for the Arts and Ohio Art Council Fellowships, two Colorado Council for the Arts Fellowships, two Colorado Book Awards, the James Wright Poetry Award, and fellowships from the Fulbright, Lilly, and Wurlitzer Foundations. He lives in Colorado, and Los Angeles, where he teaches in the Ph.D. in Literature & Creative Writing Program at the University of Southern California. Mark Irwin is also a member of the MFA Faculty in CreativeWriting at Ashland University 

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