Mario Chard
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Mario Chard was born in northern Utah. The son of an Argentine immigrant mother and an American father, he is the author of Land of Fire, winner of the 2016 Dorset Prize from Tupelo Press and named a 2018 Notable Debut by Poets & Writers Magazine. Recent poems have appeared in the The New Yorker, Poetry, Boston Review, and elsewhere. Winner of the “Discovery” / Boston Review Poetry Prize and a former Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, he teaches in Atlanta, Georgia, where he lives with his wife and sons.