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Mark Liebenow
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Publications

Essays, Literary Criticism, and Anthologies

Below are some of the links for work that has appeared in online journals.

Work has also appeared in these print journals: Chautauqua, Clackamas Literary Review, Colorado Review, Crab Orchard Review, Edge, Fifth Wednesday Journal, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Junk, Midwest Prairie Review, Rain Taxi Review of Books, River Oak Review, River Teeth, St. Katherine Review, South Dakota Review, Spoon River Literary Review, Swink, Under the Gum Tree, and others.

Essays

Lunch Ticket
“Dress the Mouse in Black”

River Teeth
“Labyrinth of Water”
Waiting for Owls

Rebelle Society
“Bang the Drum”
“Climbing Through the Crayon Box”
“Hard Romance of Grief”

Under the Sun
“Deeper Lake of Blue”

Elephant Journal
“Grief Is Not the Wolf: The Language of Loss”

Literal Latte
“Tinkering with Grief in the Woods”

Huffington Post
“5 Reasons Joe Biden’s Public Grief Was Important”
“8 Stupid Things Caring People Say”
“Grief’s Solace of Nature”
“Grieving Our Pets”
“Introverts and Grief”
“Laughter and Grief”
“Lost to Suicide: Robin Williams”

Mindful Matter
“Compassion is a River”
“Do Not Go Quietly”
“Listen to the Dawn” (nature meditation)
“Until the Land is Covered in Tranquility”

Manifest-Station
“Grief Walkers”
“Madonnas”
“One Breath Out”
“Out of Death, Something” (organ donation)

Disquieting Muses Quarterly
“Blues, and Muscongus Bay”
“Snow at Mukojima”

Open to Hope
“Dark World Community”
“Deep Calls to Deep: Why Grievers Understand Each Other”
“The Fierce Tribe of After”
“Re-Imagining Grief

Burlesque Press
“Dear Famous Writer”
“Pianists Orfe and Molina Leave the Audience Exhausted”

Good Men Project
“Dating After Death”
“Hiking in Yosemite as Grief Therapy”
“Men and the Death of Their Fathers”
“Sex Is Not an Emotion: What Widowers Are Looking For”

Modern Loss
“Between Death and Goodbye” (organ donation)
“A Day for Lovers, Without Mine”
“Looking Up at El Capitan”

Citron
“Eating Grief”

Literary Criticism
book review of Meghan O’Rourke’s Once, in Rain Taxi Review, Summer 2012
book review of Mark Kraushaar’s Uncertainty Principle, Rain Taxi Review, Spring 2012
book review of Kelsea Habecker’s Hollow Out, in the Colorado Review
book review of Kevin Stein’s Sufficiency of the Actual, in Hayden’s Ferry Review


Anthologies
Ordinary Time, chapbook, six poems, Grandview Hotel Poets, 2016
Yosemite Meditations for Adventurers, photography by Michael Frye,
            Yosemite Conservancy, 2014
Directions Home, letterpress folio, four poems, Gold Quoin Press, 2014
Bluffs and Five Bridges, chapbook, three poems, Grandview Hotel Poets, 2011
“Funeral Liturgy for AIDS,” and “Funeral Procession Litany,” in Shaping Sanctuary,
            ed. by Kelly Turney, Reconciling Congregation Program, 2000.


Books
Winter Walk, single poem letterpress book, Gold Quoin Press, forthcoming
Mountains of Light: Seasons of Reflection in Yosemite, University of Nebraska Press
Is There Fun After Paul? A Theology of Clowning, Resource Publications
And Everyone Shall Praise: Resources for Multicultural Worship, Pilgrim Press
Prepare the Way: Daily Meditations for Advent and Lent, Pilgrim Press




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