Mark Fitzgerald

Mark Fitzgerald (‘06, ’09): Mark Fitzgerald is the author of By Way of Dust and Rain, which was published by Cinnamon Press in 2010 and was a finalist in the Elixir Press Poetry Award Series. His poetry has appeared in Crab Creek Review, Santa Clara Review, Squaw Review, Beltway Poetry Quarterly, Temenos, Poetry Midwest, Naugatuck River Review, and elsewhere. Mark has also published nonfiction is such places as the California Literary Review, Air Transport World, Public Roads, and Outdoor America. Originally from southeastern Pennsylvania, he received a B.A. in English from Franklin & Marshall College and an M.F.A in Creative Writing from George Mason University—graduating with Phi Beta Delta honors. He has also studied in Strasbourg, France and was awarded a fellowship to pursue his writing at Oxford. Mark is a senior writer at Woodward Communications and teaches writing at the University of Maryland in College Park. He lives in Falls Church, Virginia and is currently at work on a second collection of poetry. www.mfitzgeraldspage.com