Writing

This is Mark’s writing bio.

Mark Budman’s fiction and non-fiction writing has appeared or is about to appear in such magazines as Witness, American Scholar, Huffington Post, World Literature Today, Daily Science Fiction, Mississippi Review, Virginia Quarterly, The London Magazine (UK), McSweeney’s, Sonora Review, Another Chicago, Sou’wester, Southeast Review, Mid-American Review, Painted Bride Quarterly, the W.W. Norton anthology Flash Fiction Forward, Not Quite What I Was Planning: Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous and Obscure, and elsewhere. He is the publisher of the flash fiction magazine Vestal Review. His novel My Life at First Try was published by Counterpoint Press to wide critical acclaim. He has co-edited flash fiction anthologies from Ooligan Press and Persea Books/Norton.

Mark’s books (some are co-authored with friends):

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My Life at First Try
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Sudden Fiction Youth
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Best American Flash Fiction of the 21st Century
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You Have Time for This
Current Covers
Condensed to Flash

An incomplete Bibliography:

123 acceptances since 2002
Virginia Quarterly The Land of Dreams, the Garden of Insomnia Winter 2002
3AM Once in a Blue Moon 2002
McSweeney’s
AN OPEN LETTER TO NEPOTISM
9/2004
Smokelong Quaterly
Twelve Steps Down
9/2006
Weird Tales
When Do You Stop?

12/2007
Counterpoint Press My Life at First Try (a novel) 11/2008
Cat Tales: Fantastic Feline Fiction
Three Haikus 2008
Pank The Amazing Adventures of Macro-Microbe 6/2009
New World Writing WYSIWYG Fall 2011
Atticus Review For the Birds 1/2012
Painted Bride Love and Faith in the Shadow of Lenin 10/2012
Daily Science Fiction One Imperial Ruble 1/2014
Huffington Post The Knight on the Town 2/2014
Fiction Southeast The Painter’s Wife 8/2014
The American Scholar
A Diptych Translated from Scratch
6/2015
Café Irreal Three Fairy Tales Spring 2016
 World Literature Today The Amazing Adventures of a Certified Medical Interpreter 7/2016
Guernica Three Strikes 7/2016
Jellyfish Review
AD AUGUSTA PER AUGUSTA 
7/2016
Prairie Schooner Kindness of Heart 8/2016
Bull Magazine The Battle of the Sexes 9/2016
Five Points The Fourth Night Fall 2016
Writing Disorder Super John 3/17
Akashic Books Rent 4/2017
Dr. Eckleburg Review The Debate 4/2017
Akashic Books Coercion 6/2017
Across the Margins Confucius Say 8/2017
Fanzine King of the World 9/2017
The Temz review Immortality 2/18
Necessary Fiction
Love Stories
6/18
JMWW
Stop Everything You’re Doing, and Observe Carefully the Numbers
6/2018
Spelk My Baby 6/2018
Juked Death: An Afterthought in Thirteen Acts 9/18
Puritan THE ROADS WE CHOOSE: A SOCIAL MEDIA MYSTERY IN FOUR ACTS Fall 2018
Salt Hill
Doors
2019
Abyss & Apex
Moab
1/2019
Pif
#Secondcivilwarletters
1/2019
Brevity
To the Point
5/2019
Witness
The Invisible Man
Spring 2019
London Magazine
The Interpreter of Dreams and Maladies
5/2019
Jet Fuel Review
The Good Death
Fall 2019
Juked Footnotes to Wonders

1/2020