Mark Yakich is a poet, novelist, and the Gregory F. Curtin, S.J., Distinguished Professor of English at Loyola University New Orleans. His books include Spiritual Exercises (Penguin Poets, 2019) and Poetry: A Survivor's Guide (Bloomsbury, 2015).
BA, Political Science, Illinois Wesleyan University
MA, West European Studies, Indiana University
MFA, Creative Writing - Poetry, University of Memphis
PhD, English, Florida State University