mark j. mitchell


“a boy waits for no one, for risen ghosts”


mark j. mitchell (he/him/his) was born in chicago and grew up in southern california. his latest poetry collection, roshi san francisco, was just published by norfolk publishing. starting from tu fu was recently published by encircle publications. he has published two novels, three chapbooks, and two full length collections so far. his first chapbook won the negative capability award. he is very fond of baseball, louis aragon, miles davis, kafka and dante. he lives in san francisco with his wife, activist and documentarian joan juster, where he made his marginal living pointing out pretty things. now, like everyone else, he’s unemployed.