About Author: Mark Allinson

Mark Allinson was born in 1947 and was raised in Melbourne, Australia. After working and travelling overseas for a number of years, Mark returned to university and completed a Ph.D in 1989 in English literature, and taught for six years at Monash university in Melbourne. He now teaches part-time on the remote campus of a regional university, south of Sydney. His poems have appeared in many leading online journals, among them, The Chimaera, The Formalist Portal, and The Pennsylvania Review. His first full-length collection, Tarn, was published by The New Formalist Press in September 2009.

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