Readings in Contemporary Poetry

January 17, 1995
155 Mercer Street, NYC, 7:30pm

Mark Doty

Mark Doty
Photo: Renate Ponsold

Mark Doty's fourth collection of poems is Atlantis (Harper Collins, 1995). His two collections of poems Bethlehem in Broad Daylight (1991) and Turtle, Swan (1987), were published by David R. Godine. My Alexandria (University of Illinois, 1993) was selected for the 1993 National Poetry Series by Philip Levine, and received both the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for 1994. My Alexandria was also a finalist for the National Book Award. Mark Doty's honors include fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, Guggenheim, Ingram Merrill, and Rockefeller Foundations. He has taught at Brandeis University, Sarah Lawrence College, and the M.F.A. in Writing Program at Vermont College. Mark Doty lives in Provincetown, Massachusetts.