Mark Wunderlich

New York, United States

Member Since: 08/22/2012

Mark Wunderlich is the author of three volumes of poems: The Earth Avails, Voluntary Servitude and The Anchorage which received the Lambda Literary Award.  His awards and honors include fellowships from the NEA, Massachusetts Cultural Council, Fine Arts Work Center and Stanford University's Wallace Stegner Fellowship Program.  He has taught in the graduate writing programs at Columbia University, Sarah Lawrence College, San Francisco State University and in the Bennington College Writing Seminars where is a member of the core faculty.  In 2017 he was appointed director of the Bennington Writing Seminars MFA Program.  More information can be found here.


Twitter Username: @MarkCWunderlich


  • The Earth Avails , Graywolf Press (October 1, 2014)
  • Voluntary Servitude , Graywolf Press (October 4, 2004)
  • The Anchorage , University of Massachusetts Press (October 1999)


  • Rilke Prize(2014)


  • Director at Bennington Writing Seminars MFA Program (August 2017 - )
  • Core Faculty at Bennington College Writing Seminars (June 2010 - )


  • Bachelor of Arts in German Literature; English from University of Wisconsin-Madison (May 1991)
  • Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing-Poetry from Columbia University School of the Arts (May 2004)

Genres of Interest

Creative nonfiction, Poetry