On the Off Chance I Am Not Alone Forever • What Are The Boys Doing On Their Camping Trip?

By Mark Spero
1. On the Off Chance I Am Not Alone Forever
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Mark Spero (he/they) is a poet and essayist. Mark was awarded the 2024 Robert Watson Prize, was a finalist for the 2023 Prufer Prize, and was selected by Philip B. Williams for the 2021 Madeline DeFrees Prize from the Academy of American Poets. They have received support from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the Community of Writers, and the Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference. Their work can be found or is forthcoming in The Greensboro Review, Poetry Northwest, Pleiades, and elsewhere. Mark holds an MFA in Poetry and an MA in Literature from the University of Montana.

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