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Mark Hillringhouse

Verona, New Jersey
Mark Hillringhouse: is a published poet, essayist, and photographer whose workshave been widely exhibited in area galleries. His photography and writing havebeen published in The American Poetry Review, The Literary Review, The NewYork Times, The New Jersey Monthly, The Paris Review, and in many otherjournals, books, anthologies and magazines. He was the founding editor of TheAmerican Book Review, and a contributing editor for The New York Arts Journal.Thrice nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and a three-time recipient of a New JerseyState Council on the Arts Fellowship, he has won several awards for poetry andphotography including the National Parks Calendar photography contest and theSoho Arthouse Gallery’s “Captured! A Moment in Time” exhibition. His filmdocumentary with collaborator Kevin Carey on the life of local Salem poetMalcolm Miller, titled Unburying Malcolm Miller, was released in 2017. Hisbooks include Between Frames and Paterson Light and Shadow. His forthcomingbook, Talking All Night, is a collection of his essays and interviews andphotographs he did over a ten-year period with all the poets of The New YorkSchool. He is a member of the English and Fine Arts Department at PassaicCounty Community College. Visit his photography Website: http://mhillringhouse.zenfolio.com/