Mark Elber

Mark Elber was born and raised in New York City.  He was an artist in residence at the Millay Colony for the Arts, Blue Mountain Center, and the Arad Arts Project.  He was “Poet of the Year” at the Beat Museum in San Francisco in 2007.  His first book of poetry, “Headstone,” was the winner of the 2022 Henry Morgenthau Poetry Prize and was a Massachusetts Book Honor in Poetry in 2023. He is also the author of “The Everything Kabbalah Book” and “The Sacred Now.” He received his MFA from the Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. He lives in Fall River, MA.