Questions are always a little more trustworthy
than answers. And even if what is said does not take
the rhetorical form of a question, the best descriptions
contain room for that which must remain indeterminate;
they somehow manage to acknowledge the fact of limit....
~ From "Uncertainty" in The Art of Description by Mark Doty
Poet Mark Doty, who teaches at Rutgers University, has published eight poetry collections, including his National Book Award winning Fire to Fire: New and Selected Poems (HarperCollins, 2008); and prose nonfiction, including Dog Years: A Memoir (Harper Perennial, 2008), Firebird: A Memoir (Harper Perennial, 2000), Open House: Writers Redefine Home (Graywolf Press, 2003), and Still Life with Oysters and Lemon: On Objects and Intimacy (Beacon Press, 2002).
Mark Doty's Blog
Mark Doty's Rutgers University Faculty Profile (Also see "Poetry Justice" in Rutgers Magazine, Winter 2010.)
Mark Doty Interview with Craig Morgan Teicher (2008)
Mark Doty on PBS Poetry Everywhere with Garrison Keillor (Video)