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Mark Irwin

Mark Irwin, American poet, educator. Recipient Nation/Discovery award, 1984, Pushcart prize, 1995, 99, 04, 07, Colorado Recognition Literature award, 1996, Colorado Book award, 2000, 05; Traveling fellow Wright-Plaisance, 1977; Fulbright Traveling fellow, 1981; Individual fellow Ohio Arts Council, 1985-1986; fellow Helene Wurlitzer Foundation, 1988; grantee Lilly Foundation, 1989, National Education Association fellowship, 1993.

Background

  • Irwin, Mark was born on April 9, 1953 in Faribault, Minnesota. Son of William Thomas and Mary Lou Irwin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Case Western Reserve University, 1974; Doctor of Philosophy, Case Western Reserve University, 1982; Master of Fine Arts, University Iowa, 1980.

    Career

    • Associate professor Cleveland Institute Art, 1985—1990. Assistant professor Fort Lewis College, Durango, Colorado, 1990-1992. Visiting poet University Denver, 1992—1993, Ohio University, Athens, 1993—1994, University Colorado, Boulder, 1997—2000, University Nevada, 2000—2001.

      Assoc professor University Southern California, Los Angeles, since 2004.

    Works

    Personality

    Interests

    Hiking.

    Connections

    • mother: Mary Lou Irwin.
    • father: William Thomas
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    Born April 9, 1953
    (age 62)
    Nationality
    • 1974
      Case Western Reserve University
    • 1982
      Case Western Reserve University
    • 1980
      University Iowa
    • 2001
      visiting poet University Denver
    • 1985 - 1990
      Associate, professor Cleveland Institute Art
    • 1990 - 1992
      assistant, professor Fort Lewis College
      Durango, Mexico
    • 1992 - 1993
      visiting poet University Denver
    • 1993 - 1994
      visiting poet University Denver
      Athens, New York, United States
    • 1997
      visiting poet University Denver
      Boulder, Colorado, United States
    • 2004
      assoc professor, University Southern California
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