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Mark Irwin
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Mark Irwin
Mark Irwin’s nine collections of poetry include A Passion According to Green (New Issues), American Urn: New & Selected Poems (1987- 2014) (Ashland Poetry Press), Tall If (New Issues), and Bright Hunger (BOA Editions​​​​​​​). He is the recipient of many awards for his poetry, including the Philip Levine Prize for his tenth book, Shimmer, which will be published by Anhinga Press in 2020. He is completing a long translation project entitled Zanzibar: Selected Poems & Letters of Arthur Rimbaud, with an afterword by Alain Borer.

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In Print

Vol. 74
Grendel’s Kin: The Monsters Issue
Spring 2020
Edited by Bradford Morrow

Online

September 23, 2020
A poem listens
to both rooms from the middle
ground of its title, the threshold strip
 
September 16, 2020
An exhibit was all you wanted

and me to lay close
my face

like a film behind a curtain
September 9, 2020
When I thought of their home life, I pictured them hunched beside flame, firelight bringing out grime on their faces.

     Between my mother and grandmother, Mrs. Hufferman is always referred to as Lilly.
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