Temporary Worker Rides A Subway (Los Angeles: Sun and Moon, forthcoming), New American Poetry Prize Winner

Nothing Happened, and Besides I Wasn't There (Washington, DC: Edge Books, 1997)

Sonnets of a Penny-A-Liner (Washington, D.C.: Buck Downs Books, 1996)

Every Day Is Most Of My Time (Norman, OK: Texture Press, 1994)

Complications From Standing In A Circle (Buffalo, NY: Leave Books, 1993)



Refiguring Foil (Elmwood, CT: Abacus, August 1998)

My Christmas Poem (New York: Poetry New York, 1998)

The Haunted Baronet (Washington, D.C.: Primitive Publications, 1996)

In Case of Damage To Life, Limb, Or This Elevator (Morris, MN: Standing Stones Press, 1996)

Building From White Buildings (Elmwood, CT: Abacus, May 1996)

The Lawless Man (Los Angeles, CA: Upper Limit Music, 1996)

The Sponge Has Holes (Buffalo, NY: Tailspin Press, 1994)

By These Tokens (Binghamton, NY: Triangle Press, 1990)

Shapes, with Joseph Battaglia and Keith Eckert (Binghamton, NY: Triangle Press, 1990)

The Cold and the Simple, A Blues (Binghamton, NY: Triangle Press, 1989)

Renga By Mail, with Joseph Battaglia and Keith Eckert (Binghamton, NY: Triangle Press, 1989)

Three Rengas, with Joseph Battaglia and Keith Eckert (Binghamton, NY: Triangle Press, 1988)


Special Issues:

The GW Review (Washington, D.C: Spring 1999): The Writing Life Series No. 6. Contains an interview and a selection of work.


D.C. Poetry Anthology 1999-2000 (Washington, D.C.: Earthlink, 2000)

 An Anthology of New (American) Poets (Jersey City, NJ: Talisman, 1997)

The Gertrude Stein Awards In Innovative North American Poetry: 1993-94 (Los Angeles, CA: Sun & Moon, 1995)

Writing From the New Coast: Presentation (Stockbridge, MA: Oblek Editions, 1993)

The Lab Book, ed. Jena Osman (Buffalo, NY: Poetics Program, 1992)

In Translation:

Antologija novije americke poezije (Serbia:Oktoih, 2001)

Obaje (Serbia: 2001)

Poesia do Mundo/2 (Coimbra, Portugal: Edicoes Afrontamento, 1998)



Bridge (Chicago, IL: Fall/Winter 2001), Ixnay #7 (Philadelphia, PA: Fall/Winter 2001), Pavement Saw #5 (Columbus, OH: 2001), Verse (Athens, GA: 2001: 17:2-3/18:1), Tangent #8 (Washington, D.C.: 2001), Verse (Plymouth, NH: Spring 2000: 16:3/17.1), Zazil #1 (San Diego, CA: Winter 2000), 108 (Atlanta, GA: Spring 2000), The End Review #2 (Brookfield, CT: Spring 2000), Kenning (Iowa City, IA: Autumn/Winter 1999/2000), Explosive #7 (New York, NY: Spring/Summer 1999), Aerial #9 (Washington, D.C.: Summer 1999), Ixnay #2 (Philadelphia, PA: Spring/Summer 1999), Chain #5 (Honolulu, HI: 1998), Rhizome #2 (Pasadena, CA: 1998), Columbia Poetry Review #11 (Chicago, IL: 1998), Kenning #1 (Iowa City, IA: Spring 1998), Misc. Proj. # 5 (Atlanta, GA: Spring 1998), Disturbed Guillotine #3 (Minneapolis, MN: December 1997),  Articulate (Washington, D.C.: Nov/Dec 1997), Bathos Journal #1 (Chicago, IL: Fall 1997), Misc. Proj. #4, (Atlanta, GA: Fall 1997), Membrane #2 (Washington, D.C.: Summer 1997), The Columbia Poetry Review #10 (Chicago, IL: 1997), B City #11 (DeKalb, IL: Fall 1996), Tinfish #2 (Honolulu, HI: Fall 1996), The GW Review (Washington, D.C.: Spring 1996), Poetry New York #8 (New York, NY: Winter 1995/Spring 1996), Antenym #10 (San Francisco, CA: Summer 1996), 33 Review #2 (San Francisco, CA: 1996), Phoebe (Fairfax, VA: George Mason University, Vol. 24, No. 2: Fall 1995), Avec #9 (Penngrove, CA: 1995), B City #10 (DeKalb, IL: 1995), Proliferation #2 (Denver, CO: 1995), Talisman #12 (Hoboken, NJ: Winter 1995), B City #9 (DeKalb, IL: 1994), Synaesthetic #2 (New York, NY: 1994), Texture #5 (Norman, OK: 1993), The Washington Review (Washington, D.C., Aug/Sep 1993), Turbulence (Hockessin, DE, 1993), Open Twenty-Four Hours (Washington, D.C., 1993), Lift (Somerset, MA, 1993), Talisman #9 (Hoboken, NJ, Winter 1993), To (Narbeth, PA, 1993), Mirage#4/Period(ical) (San Francisco, CA, November 1992), Dis (IL, 1992), Art Voice (Buffalo, NY, Oct. 6, 1992), Kiosk (Buffalo, NY, 1992, 1991), Uprising (Buffalo, NY, 1992, 1991), Thirdhand (Buffalo, NY, 1992), "90" (Buffalo, NY 1991), Artbeat (Buffalo, NY, June 20, 1990).




The Big Lie (Penngrove, CA: Avec Books, 2000)

On CD-Rom:

Dead Carnival (Buffalo, NY: Charles LaSalle Publishing, 2001)


Dead Carnival, chapter 4. Readme Online Chapbook #5 (January 2001: www.jps.nada/wallace2)


Dead Carnival, chapters 1-2. Blaze (2001:




Shadows: New and Selected Dialogues on Poetics. With Jefferson Hansen. (St. Louis Park, MN: Poetic Briefs, 1996)

You Bring Your Whole Life to the Material (Buffalo, NY: Leave Books, 1992)


“The Anarchy of Grief: Elegy and the Avant Garde.” Lit #5 (New York, NY: 2001)

“Magic Words: Gil Ott’s The Whole Note.” The Form of Our Uncertainty: A Tribute to Gil Ott. (Tucson, Arizona: Chax Press, 2001).

“The Poetry of Destruction: A Tribute to A Season in Hell.”Crayon #3 (New York, NY: 2001)

“Moneybody.” A Poetics Colloquium: Body/Sex/Writing (Buffalo, NY: UB Poetics List: Fall 2000)

Selections in Poetics @ (New York, NY: Roof Books: Fall 1999)

“Hyperfiction: Reading and Writing in Hyperspace.” With Rachelle Heller. English Matters #2 ( Spring 1999)

“Hurry Up, Please: Time and Destruction in the Fiction of Paul Bowles and William Burroughs.” Gargoyle 42 (Washington, D.C.: 1999)

“The Pragmatic Spirit of Collaboration.” Witz (Studio City, CA: 1999)

"A Reading of Against." Tripwire: A Journal of Poetics #1 (San Francisco, CA: Spring 1998)

"On Genre as Conversation Experience." Talisman #17 (Jersey City, NJ: 1997)

"Readability: A Dialogue." With Jefferson Hansen and Stephen-Paul Martin. Central Park #26 (New York, NY: 1997)

"Poetry and Responsibility: a Dialogue with Susan Schultz." Proliferation #3 (San Francisco and Durham: 1996)

"Processes of Attention." Chain #3 (Buffalo, NY: 1996)

"Towards A Free Multiplicity of Form." Witz (Studio City, CA: 1996)

"Emerging Avant Garde Writers and the 'Post-Language Crisis.'" Poetic Briefs #19 (Minneapolis, MN: 1995)

"The Lyric As Experimental Possibility." Witz (Toluca Lake, CA: 1995)

"Directing Poetry?: A Conversation with Jefferson Hansen." Phoebe (George Mason University: 1995)

"Black Hawk's An Autobiography: The Use and Production of an Indian 'Voice'." American Indian Quarterly (Norman, OK: Winter 1995)

"Is This A Mainstream Dialogue?: A Conversation with Jefferson Hansen." Central Park #24 (New York, NY: 1995)

"On the Avant Garde as Open Possibility: A Conversation with Jefferson Hansen." Witz (Toluca Lake, CA: 1994)

"With Romantic Materialism." A Poetics of Criticism, ed. J. Spahr and M. Wallace (Buffalo, NY: Leave Books, 1993)

"Situation and Poetry: A Dialogue With Jefferson Hansen." Writing From the New Coast: Technique (Stockbridge, MA: Oblek Editions, 1993)

"An Interview with Eric Mottram." Poetic Briefs Interview Issue (Buffalo, NY: 1993)



Susan Landers. “Mark Wallace Interview.” Readme #4 (New York, NY: 2001:

Allison Cobb and Jen Coleman. “Interview with Mark Wallace.” D.C. Poetry Anthology 1999-2000 (Washington, D.C: Earthlink, 2000)

Ross Taylor. "You Can't Stop Us Now: Three D.C. Poets." Interviewed for The Washington Review (Apr/May 95, 20.6)

Mark Hammer. "Poet Profile: Mark Wallace." Art Voice (Buffalo, NY: Oct. 92, 3.21)


Reviews and Commentary:

The Straight Line: Writing on Poetry and Poetics by Ron Padgett. Poetry Project Newsletter (New York, NY: Oct/Nov 2001)

 Range Finder by David Perry. Poetry Project Newsletter (New York, NY: Summer 2001)

Species by Michael Friedman. Poetry Project Newsletter (New York, NY: Feb/Mar 2001)

Poems from Naltsus Bichidin by Carl Thayler. Jacket #9 (

Towards the Blanched Alphabets by Gustaf Sobin. Verse (Plymouth, NH: 2000: 16.3/17/1)

Stealer’s Wheel by Chris Stroffolino. Poetry Project Newsletter (New York, NY: Dec/Jan 1999/2000, 177)

Abracadabra by Kimberly Lyons. Rain Taxi (Minneapolis, MN: Spring 2000, 5.1:

Polyverse by Lee Ann Brown. Poetry Project Newsletter (New York, NY: Oct/Nov 1999, 176)

The Hunt and The Radnoti Poems by John Kinsella. Verse (Plymouth, NH: 1998: 15.3/16.1)

Lost Wax by Heather Ramsdell. Poetry Project Newsletter (NY: Oct/Nov 1998, 171)


Regular contributor to The Washington Review (Washington, D.C.). Authors reviewed include David Bromige, Tom Mandel, Jessica Grim, Juliana Spahr.

Contributing editor to Poetic Briefs (Albany, NY). Authors reviewed include Stephen Jonas, Jorge Guitart, Nick Piombino.

Taproot Reviews (Lakewood, OH). 1993-1997. Authors reviewed include Nathaniel Mackey, Sianne Ngai, Barbara Henning.



Telling It Slant: Avant Garde Poetics of the 1990's, ed. with Steven Marks (Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 2001)

“Predetermined Avant Garde Forms.” An Exaltation of Forms: Contemporary Poets Celebrate the Diversity of their Art, ed. Annie Finch and Kathrine Varnes (Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 2002), 400-412.

A Poetics of Criticism, ed. with Juliana Spahr, Kristin Prevallet, and Pam Rehm (Buffalo, NY: Leave Books, 1994)