“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 146 stories in a range of magazines including The Atlantic, The Hudson Review, Playboy, 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.
““Blue Horse,” Slush Pile Magazine
“The Harp in the Cellar,” Delmarva Review
“Give It Wheels,” Talisman
"Mr. Tidy," Mayday
"Rent Check." Evergreen Review