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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, United States. 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.

    Mark Irwin
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    Born April 9, 1953
    (age 64)
    • 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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