Mark Hillringhouse’s writing and photography have appeared in the American Poetry Review, The New York Times, New Jersey Monthly, View Camera, Photo-Eye and elsewhere. Winner of the Chester H. Jones Poetry Competition and two Pushcart Prizes, he is the recipient of several poetry fellowships from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. He is a member of the National Book Critics’ Circle and the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation’s Poetry Program. He writes about photography and he is an award-winning photographer. He recently published a series of his black and white portraits of the New York School poets along with an accompanying essay, and he has recently published a photographic essay on the Passaic River. His recent photography exhibitions include shows at the Paterson Museum, the Main Street Gallery’s "Juried Competition" and the Salmagundi Art Club's Juried Graphics and Photography Competition, and a one-man show titled “Parts of a World” at the Hamilton Club Art Gallery, and at the Ben Shahn Gallery at William Paterson University.