“Mark Jacobs is one of the most exciting new writers I’ve read in years…. a writer who I think will become our own Graham Greene.” -- Robert Olen Butler, Pulitzer Prize winner in Fiction
A former foreign service officer, Mark Jacobs lives with his wife Anne Bulen at Heron Hill in rural Virginia. He has published 121 stories in a range of magazines including The Atlantic, The Iowa Review, The Kenyon Review, The Southern Review, The Idaho Review, and Southern Humanities Review. His story "How Birds Communicate" won the Iowa Review Fiction Prize in 1998. His five books include three novels and two collections of short stories.
"Ducks," The Flexible Persona
"Digging to China'" Talisman
"Down Cellar," The Courtship of Winds
"Grandfather John," Hotel Amerika
"Other Men's Fields," The Hudson Review