blackbird spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1



Mark Yakich is the author of Unrelated Individuals Forming a Group Waiting to Cross (Penguin, 2004), a winner of the 2003 National Poetry Series, and The Making of Collateral Beauty (Tupelo Press, 2006), winner of the 2004 Snowbound Chapbook Award.  Yakich has worked in the European Parliament in Brussels and holds degrees in political science, West European studies, and poetry.