Mark Fitzpatrick

was born in the Naugatuck Valley of Connecticut where he began writing poetry and everything else in the 3rd grade.  He lived and worked in a low-income, African-American suburb of Chicago for over 20 years.  Then he went off to see the world, being an ESL teacher in Brazil, Somaliland, Haiti, and Honduras.  Now, he’s back where he was born teaching at the English Language Service school at the University of New Haven.

Contributions by Mark Fitzpatrick