Faculty Profile  Faculty ProfileLast Modified Time: 02:15:49 PM Thu, 3 Sep 2015 
 Corey  Marks
 Contact Information
Corey Marks
Office LocationAuditorium, Room No.: 214 
Email  Corey.Marks@unt.edu    Contact Number (940) 565-2126   
Graduate Faculty Membership Status: Full Membership-Permanent   
toggle toggle  Professional Preparation
 Degree Major/Thesis/Dissertation Institution Year
Doctor of Philosophy Creative Writing and Literature University of Houston 2000
Master of Fine Arts Creative Writing Poetry Warren Wilson College 1994
Bachelor of Arts English Kalamazoo College 1992
toggle toggle Courses Taught By Semester --- Organized Classes will be uploaded from THECB Data file
SemesterSubjectCourse NumberSectionCourse NameCalculated Semester Credit HoursSyllabus 
Fall 2015ENGL4110002Advanced Poetry Writing Download Syllabus
Spring 2015ENGL4110001Advanced Poetry Writing Download Syllabus
Fall 2013ENGL4110002Advanced Poetry Writing Download Syllabus
Fall 2013ENGL3150004Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry Download Syllabus
Fall 2012ENGL4110002Advanced Poetry Writing Download Syllabus
Fall 2012ENGL3150004Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry Download Syllabus
Spring 2011ENGL3150004Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry Download Syllabus
Spring 2010ENGL5420001Creative Writing: Poetry30 
Spring 2010ENGL3150001Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry51 
Fall 2011ENGL4110002Advanced Poetry Writing Download Syllabus
Fall 2011ENGL3150004Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry Download Syllabus
Fall 2010ENGL5420001Creative Writing: Poetry42 
Fall 2010ENGL4110002Advanced Poetry Writing Download Syllabus
Fall 2009ENGL6530001Seminar in American Literature, 1865 to the Present39 
Fall 2009ENGL4110002Advanced Poetry Writing36 
toggle toggle Appointments
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)RankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
2012-PresentProfessorDepartment of English University of North Texas
2005-PresentDirector of Creative Writing  University of North Texas
2006-2012Associate ProfessorDepartment of English University of North Texas
2000-2006Assistant ProfessorDepartment of English University of North Texas
1994-2000Instructor of English  University of Houston
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Duration (YYYY - YYYY)Percentage TeachingPercentage ResearchPercentage Service
toggle toggle Publications
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  YearPublication  Type
The Radio Tree
New Issues Press
"The Black Bear at Closing"
"The Radio Tree"
Poem of the Week (poemoftheweek.org) 9/18/12
"The Dogs"
The Cortland Review
"Three Bridges"
Poetry Daily (poems.com) featured poem 7/21/12
toggle toggle Editorships
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
2000-PresentAmerican Literary ReviewPoetry Editor 
2001-2005American Literary ReviewEditor 
1995-1996Gulf CoastPoetry Editor 
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Start DateEnd DatePresentation/Project
2012 2012 Reading, Eastfield College, Mesquite, TX
April 16, 2012
2012 2012 Reading, SMU LitFest, Dallas, TX
March 22, 2012
2012 2012 Reading, Open Books, Seattle, WA
May 4, 2012
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Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)CommitteePositionClassification
2011-PresentUNT Rilke PrizeJudge and Coordinator 
2010-PresentCooke Arts Fellowship Nominating CommitteeMember 
2008-PresentGraduate Admissions CommitteeCo-Chair 
2008-PresentCurriculum CommitteeMember 
2006-PresentExecutive Committee English Department
2005-PresentCreative WritingDirector of Creative Writing 
2010-2011Senior Creative Writing Hiring CommitteeChair 
2008-2009Fiction Writer Search CommitteeChair 
2006Ad Hoc Lecturer Hiring Committee  
2004Non-Fiction Writer Search Committee  
2001-2003English Department Graduate Committee  
2001-2002Ph.D. Revision Committee  
2001-2002Fiction Writer Search Committee  
2001-2002Master’s Examination Revision Committee  
toggle toggle Honors and Recognitions
YearTitleHonoring Organization
2012-Distinguished Teaching ProfessorshipUniversity of North Texas
2012Nominee, Pushcart PrizePushcart Press
2011Nominee, Piper Professor AwardMinnie Stevens Piper Foundation
2011-2012Institute for the Advancement of the Arts FellowshipIAA, University of North Texas
2011Nominee, Distinguished Teaching ProfessorshipUniversity of North Texas
2011Nominee, Pushcart PrizePushcart Press
2011Green Rose PrizeNew Issues Press
2010Kesterson Award for Outstanding Graduate TeachingDepartment of English, UNT
2010Finalist, 2009 Dorset Prize (announced 7/10)Tupelo Press
2010Guest Poet, Struga Poetry Evenings FestivalStruga Poetry Evenings Festival, Struga, Macedonia
2010Cultural Diplomacy AwardU.S. Embassy, Skopje, Macedonia
2009Nominee, Piper Professor AwardMinnie Stevens Piper Foundation
2009Finalist, Shelton Exelence in Teaching AwardUniversity of North texas
2009Semi-finalist, Brittingham and Pollak PrizesUniversity of Wisconsin Press
2007Faculty Development LeaveUniversity of North Texas
2007Semi-finalist, Kathryn A. Morton PrizeSarabande Books
2006Finalist, Shelton Excellence in Teaching AwardUniversity of North Texas
2003Literature Fellowship-PoetryNational Endowment for the Arts
2001Natalie Ornish Poetry AwardTexas Institute of Letters
2001Finalist, Fessor Graham and University Honor Professor AwardUniversity of North Texas
2000Bernard F. Conners Prize for PoetryThe Paris Review
1999, 1998, 1996Three time Semi Finalist, “Discovery”The Nation Prize
1999National Poetry Series SelectionNational Poetry Series Open Competition
1997Scholarship AwardBreadloaf Writers’ Conference
1997James Michener FellowshipUniversity of Houston
1996Inprint, Inc./ Barthelme Memorial FellowshipUniversity of Houston
1995Brazos Bookstore PrizeAcademy of American Poets
1994Inprint, Inc./ Heatherly FellowshipUniversity of Houston
toggle toggle Professional Community Engagement
YearOrganizationRoleType of Service
2007Dallas Writers’ Workshop Poetry ContestJudge 
2007Illinois Wesleyan Academy of American Poets PrizeJudge 
2007Austin Poetry Society Poetry in the Arts AwardJudge 
2003The Writer’s Garrett (Dallas community literary center)Mentor 
2002Poetry Awards, Texas Institute of LettersJudge 
2000-2001North Texas Review (student literary magazine)Faculty Adviser 
2000Gulf Coast Writers’ Conference, 2000, May 19-21Poetry Faculty 
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