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Insatiable

Mark Doty

‘Behind every man I want to kiss lies that original desire, which it is my nature and my fate to displace.’

Mark Doty

Mark Doty is the author of eight poetry collections including,  Fire to Fire: New and Selected Poems, which won the National Book Award for Poetry in 2008 and My Alexandria, which won the 1995 T. S. Elliot Prize. He is writing a prose volume on Walt Whitman, sex, death and the body. He lives in New York City and teaches at Rutgers University.

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