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. His recent book of photography and poetry titledBetween Frames was published last year by Serving House Books (available on Amazon) and his recent film documentary with collaborator and filmmaker Kevin Carey titled All That Lies Between Us about the life and poetry of Maria Mazziotti Gillan, has been screened and shown at several colleges and universities in the Northeast. He received the Light Space & Time Gallery's "Special Recognition Award" for his "Central Park" photograph in their 2014 Cityscapes competition. In addition, he won this year's "First Place" in the Soho Arthouse's "Captured! A Moment in Time" exhibition.