Mark Halliday

b. 1949
Mark Halliday
Poet Mark Halliday earned a BA and an MA from Brown University, and a PhD from Brandeis University. Influenced by New York School poets Kenneth Koch and Frank O’Hara, Halliday writes disarmingly accessible and humorous poems that use conversational markers to lead the reader on nuanced metaphysical, postmodern, and personal explorations.

What People are Saying

"I learned that I enjoyed poetry - a lot. I'm known as the "football guy" at my school and it surprised me, and others, that poetry would be a big part of my life. Also, I realized that I not bad at performing and public speaking."
Marquavious Moore
2017 TN POL Champion