by Mark Bennion
Since 2000, Mark Bennion has taught classes in the English Department at Ricks College/Brigham Young University–Idaho. Prior to teaching, Mark studied writing, literature, and languages at BYU, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and the University of Montana. His poems have appeared in Aethlon: a journal of sports literature, Aurorean, caesura, Dappled Things, The Lyric, and other literary journals. He has also authored two poetry collections—Psalm & Selah: a poetic journey through the Book of Mormon (Bentley Enterprises, 2009) and Forsythia (Aldrich, 2013). He and his wife, Kristine, are trying to figure out how to raise three teens and two tweens.