The Unwriteable | Mark Doty | Granta Magazine

The Unwriteable

Mark Doty

‘When I was seventeen, a freshman in college living in my parents’ house, I met Ruth at a poetry reading.’

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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