Sunday, April 21, 2024

Mark Nowak

Worker Writers School workshop (with Mark in the center)

Mark Nowak is the author of Revenants, Shut Up Shut Down (a New York Times Editor’s Choice”), Coal Mountain Elementary (which Howard Zinn called “a stunning educational tool”), and Social Poetics (forthcoming), all from Coffee House Press. He is a Guggenheim fellow (2010), a Lannan Literary Fellow (2015), and recipient of the Freedom Plow Award for Poetry and Activism. A native of Buffalo, Nowak is the founding director of the Worker Writers School, currently in its eight year of collaboration with PEN America, and a professor at Manhattanville College.

WWS member Seth Goldman reading workshop poems outside NYTWA City Hall protests to cap Uber & Left (which passed the next day)
Tanka Workers Collective chapbook release party at Berl’s Poetry shop
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