Mark Neely is the author of two poetry collections: Beasts of the Hill (2012), and Dirty Bomb (2015), both from Oberlin College Press. His awards include a Poetry Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, an Indiana Individual Artist grant, the FIELD Poetry Prize, and the Concrete Wolf Chapbook Award for Four of a Kind. His poems have appeared in Gulf Coast, New England Review, Indiana Review, Willow Springs, Poetry Northwest, and elsewhere. He teaches courses in creative writing, poetry writing, and literary editing and publishing.
Professor of English
Ball State University
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M.F.A. in Creative Writing
University of Alabama, 2002
B.A. in English
University of Illinois, 1993
Research and Publications
- “Subvocal (3).” Willow Springs 80 (Fall 2017): 12-13.
- “The Economy Stupid” and “Intelligent Design.” FIELD 96 (Spring 2017): 19-20.
- “First Blood,” and “United Church of Bruce.” Southern Indiana Review 24.1 (Spring 2017): 7-9.
- "Animal," "Automaton," and "Bruce's Faith.” New England Review 37.2 (2016): 123-125.