Mark Cox

7:00 PM, Thursday, November 16, 2017
UNCG Faculty Center
Poetry reading

The MFA Writing Program at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro will host a poetry reading by Mark Cox on Thursday, November 16th at 7PM in the UNCG Faculty Center on College Avenue. The event is free and open to the public and will be followed by book signing.

Mark Cox is the author of Barbells of the Gods (Ampersand, 1988), Smoulder (Godine, 1989), Thirty‑Seven Years from the Stone (Pitt Poetry Series, 1998), Natural Causes (Pitt Poetry Series, 2004), and Sorrow Bread (Serving House Books, 2017). His honors include a Whiting Writers' Award, a Pushcart Prize, the Oklahoma Book Award, The Society of Midland Authors Poetry Prize, and a Burlington-Northern Faculty Achievement Award. He has served as poetry editor of Passages North and Cimarron Review, has received fellowships from the Kansas Arts Commission, the Vermont Council on the Arts, and the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, and has served as Poet‑in‑Residence at The Frost Place. Cox teaches in the Department of Creative Writing at UNC-Wilmington, where he served as founding chair.