Mark Blickley is a New York widely published author of fiction, non-fiction, drama and poetry and recipient of a MacArthur Foundation Scholarship Award for Drama. He is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild and PEN American Center and author of Sacred Misfits (Red Hen Press), Dream Streams (Clair Songbirds Publishing) a text-based art book, and Weathered Reports: Trump Surrogate Quotes from the Underground (Moira Books). His 2018 his video, Widow's Peek: The Kiss of Death, was selected to the International Experimental Film Festival in Bilbao, Spain, he was an Audie Award Finalist for his contribution to the original audiobook, Nonetheless We Persisted, and co-curated the Urban Dialogues art exhibition, Tributaries: Encontro de Rios, in Lisbon, Portugal.
. PEN American Center, Member, 2007
. MacArthur Foundation Scholarship Award for Playwriting, English Department, Brooklyn College, 1995
. National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, New York, 1993
. Emmy Awards Blue Ribbon Panelist, 1994
. Double Image Theater Company, Playwright in Residence, New York, New York, 1991
. Third Step Theater Company, Playwright in Residence, New York, New York, 1990
© Mark Blickley 2018