Mark Saba

Biography

Mark Saba grew up in Pittsburgh, but has lived in Connecticut for the last twenty-seven years. He attended the University of Pittsburgh's pharmacy school before deciding pharmacy was not for him and transferring to Wesleyan University (CT), where he began writing. Eventually he made his way to Hollins College for graduate school, where he won several writing awards for his fiction and poetry. His work has appeared in many literary magazines and anthologies around the U.S. and abroad. He is the author of both printed and ebooks of fiction and poetry. Also a painter, his work can be viewed at his web site. He has worked at Yale University as an illustrator and graphic designer for many years.

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Books

Tipping Points
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,880. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jared, divorced, is attracted to virtually the whole human race. But Eena, a scientist of singular beauty, intrigues him like no one else. Deirdre, Jared's office mate, finds the relationship between Jared and Eena troublesome. Eena discovers a biological reason for her uncanny powers of perception, and must come to terms with Jared in light of it.
Signs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,100. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Signs is a magical story in which two young adults who had known one another in childhood are reunited during their sojourns in Europe. It follows the extent to which their lives are unfulfilled until their accidental reunion. Throughout the book both characters notice objects around them that communicate their own thoughts and feelings.
The Shoemaker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,430. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Shoemaker follows the lives of Pietro, who emigrates to America in the 1920’s, and Manny, his great-grandson, who moves to California from Pittsburgh in the 1990’s. Pietro is a shoemaker, and Manny is obsessed with finding the perfect pair of shoes. Both uncertain of changing societal roles, their lives intersect when Manny discovers an old photograph of Pietro and restores it back to life.
Letters from Novosibirsk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,090. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
In Letters from Novosibirsk an international group of iconoclastic colonists living in New Siberia (of the late 21st century) communicate to the rest of the world via a journal in which they offer advice for saving human civilization. Trouble is, a group of ghosts in their town, previously known as Vydrino, does not welcome them, nor their attitudes. In the end no one’s life is what it used to be.

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