Mark Levine is author of Debt, Jorie Graham's selection for publication in the National Poetry Series in 1993. He has received a Whiting Writers Award and a fellowship from the National Endowment of the Arts. In 1994-1995 he was the Hodder Fellow in the Humanities at Princeton. He teaches at the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop. As a contributor to The New Yorker and Outside, Levine has reported on cultural, environmental, and social issues on four continents.
“Reading Mark Levine's Enola Gay is a near-religious experience. . . . . You could read contemporary American poetry for many years and not come across a work as distinctive as this.” - Seth Abramson, Huffington Post