Mark Turpin was born in Berkeley, California, in 1953. He is the author of the poetry collection Hammer (2004), and is a recipient of the Whiting Award and the Ploughshares John C. Zacharias First Book Award. He lives in San Francisco.
Audio Recordings with Mark Turpin
- Mark Turpin and Philip Levine reading their poems in the Mumford Room, Library of Congress, Nov. 20, 1997