Mark Dixon is a poet and graphic artist in the Los Angeles area. He is a member of the Furniture Guild, a community of poets started in Pasadena in 2000. Mark has performed his poetry at the San Gabriel Valley Poetry Festival, the Concert for the Homeless in Riverside, and at libraries and coffeehouses throughout southern California. He has discussed his poetry with classes at Occidental College, Whittier College and California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, and presented a spoken word performance, Queen of Angels, at Antelope Valley College. Mark operates Stoker Creek Press, a publisher of new voices in poetry.