Mark Doty

Mark Doty’s events have been cancelled due to illness. We are working to reschedule these events in the near future.

Mark Doty‘s Fire to Fire: New and Selected Poems, won the National Book Award for Poetry in 2008. His eight books of poems include School of the Arts, Source, and My Alexandria. He has also published four volumes of nonfiction prose: Still Life with Oysters and Lemon, Heaven’s Coast, Firebird and Dog Years, which was a New York Times bestseller in 2007. Doty’s poems have appeared in magazines including The Atlantic Monthly, Ploughshares, Poetry, and The New Yorker. His poems appear in The Norton Anthology of Contemporary American Poetry and many other collections. Doty’s work has been honored by the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, two Lambda Literary Awards and the PEN/Martha Albrand Award for First Nonfiction. He is the only American poet to have received the T.S. Eliot Prize in the U.K., and has received fellowships from the Guggenheim and from the National Endowment for the Arts. Doty lives in New York City and teaches at Rutgers University.

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