Mark Wunderlich is the author of three books of poems, the most recent of which is The Earth Avails, published by Graywolf Press in 2014. His other books include Voluntary Servitude (Graywolf, 2004) and The Anchorage (UMass Press 1999), which received the Lambda Literary Award. He has received fellowships from the NEA, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the Amy Lowell Trust and the Civatelli Ranieri Foundation, and was both a Wallace Stegner Fellow and a Jones Lecturer at Stanford University. He has taught at Stanford and Barnard College, and in the graduate writing programs at Sarah Lawrence, San Francisco State University and Columbia University. He currently teaches writing at literature at Bennington College, and is a member of the Core Faculty of the Bennington Writing Seminars. He lives in Catskill, New York.