About the Author

Mark Wagstaff


Author

Since the 1990s, Mark Wagstaff has published stories in journals and anthologies in the US and UK. In 2016, Mark's story "Required Fields" was named a Notable Contender in the Bristol Short Story Prize. His story "Some Secret Space" won the 2013 William Van Wert Fiction Award. In 2012, Mark's story "Burn Lines" won The New Guard Machigonne Fiction Contest.&nbspMark's second short story collection, also called Burn Lines, was published in 2014. Gina Ochsner described the stories in Burn Lines as "lyrically intrepid" while Rick Bass found them "sweetly ominous."