Photos with Mark Richard
Mark Richard was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana and grew up in Texas and Virginia. He is the author of two award-winning short story collections The Ice at the Bottom of the World, and Charity; and a bestselling novel, Fishboy. His short stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's, Esquire, GQ, The Paris Review, The Oxford American, Grand Street, Shenandoah, The Quarterly, Equator, and Antaeus. Read more... and Letters, and a National Magazine Award for Fiction. He has been visiting writer-in-residence at the University of California Irvine, University of Mississippi, Arizona State University, the University of the South, Sewanee, and The Writer's Voice in New York. His journalism has appeared in The New York Times, Harper's, Spin, Esquire, George, Detour, Vogue, and The Oxford American, and he has been a correspondent for the BBC. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife Jennifer Allen and their three sons.