Skip to main content

Corey Marks

Corey Marks’ first collection of poems, Renunciation, a National Poetry Series selection, appeared from University of Illinois Press in 2000. He was a 2003 NEA Fellowship recipient and currently teaches at the University of North Texas.


Miguel Hernández, Madrid, 1934

Summer 2005 | Poetry

Before his father turned back from the news to tend the goats’ predictable appetites in the stony yard, before the exiled breath hissed from Miguel’s teeth in the last of his prisons, before even the first water ached his lungs and the one lon [...]