Mark Nowak

Mark Nowak


Mark Nowak is the author of Shut Up Shut Down and Coal Mountain Elementary. He is a 2010 Guggenheim fellow, a recipient of the Freedom Plow Award for Poetry & Activism from Split This Rock (2015), and a Lannan Literary Fellow (2015). A native of Buffalo, Nowak currently the Worker Writers School, currently in collaboration with PEN America and the Worker Justice Center of New York (Kingston).

Photo Credit: Lisa Arrastia

Buy Nowak’s latest book, Coal Mountain Elementary

Events with Mark Nowak

The New Voices of Labor: Writers from the Worker Writers School

06 May 2017
6:00 pm
Nuyorican Poets Cafe, 236 E 3RD ST, New York, NY. F to 2nd Ave.