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Author: Mark Scroggins

Mark Scroggins is a poet, biographer, and critic. He was born in Frankfurt am Main, West Germany in the depths of the Cold War, and grew up in various places-Germany, upstate New York, California, Texas, Kentucky, and Tennessee. He now lives in Montclair (New Jersey) and Manhattan. Scroggins has written or edited three books on the poet Louis Zukofsky (including The Poem of a Life: A Biography of Louis Zukofsky) and a study of the English fantasy author Michael Moorcock. His essays and reviews have been collected in three volumes: Intricate Thicket: Reading Late Modernist Poetries, The Mathematical Sublime: Writing About Poetry, and Arcane Pleasures: On Poetry and Some Other Arts. He has edited a selection of the erotic writings of the Victorian poet Algernon Charles Swinburne. For the past seven years, Scroggins has been working on a long serial poem, Zion Offramp; the first fifty sections are being published by MadHat Press.

Damage - Poems 1988-2022
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Damage - Poems 1988-2022

Dos Madres Press

DAMAGE collects over three decades of Mark Scroggins’s poetry: from the jittery, post-punk influenced work of Anarchy, to the vitriolic time-and-space travelogues of RED ARCADIA, to the brutal, pointillistic thrash-jazz miniatures of TORTURE GARDEN:...

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Red Arcadia
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Red Arcadia

Shearsman Books

Poetry. The poems of RED ARCADIA present a jittery, spasmodic—often obscured—series of moving x-ray images of contemporary culture in its frenetic contradictions, its self-destructiveness, and sometimes in its moments of fractured sublimity; a wobbl...

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Torture Garden: Naked City Pastorelles
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Torture Garden: Naked City Pastorelles

The Cultural Society

Poetry. Taking formal and methodological inspiration from the speedcore, thrash-jazz "miniatures" of John Zorn's Naked City, the poems of TORTURE GARDEN: NAKED CITY PASTORELLES are dense, impacted crystals of reference and insinuation: Hegel to Hüsk...

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