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Mark Doty is the Steven Fisher Writer-in-Residence for 2012

When Mar 21, 2012
from 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM
Where Foster Auditorium, Paterno Library
Contact Name
Contact Phone 814-865-6420

Mark Doty

The Steven Fisher Writer-in-Residence

Mark Doty, the only American poet to have won Great Britain’s T. S. Eliot Prize, is the author of seven books of poems. His collection My Alexandria (1993) received both the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Fire to Fire: New and Selected Poems won the National Book Award for 2008.  Doty is the author of three memoirs: Heaven's Coast (1996), Firebird (1999), and Dog Years (2007).  Doty has won the National Book Award and received two NEA fellowships, Guggenheim and Rockefeller Foundation Fellowships, a Lila Wallace/Readers's Digest Award, and the Witter Byner Prize.