Roger Market


Roger Market is originally from Montezuma, Indiana. He graduated from Wabash College in 2009 with a BA in English and a minor in history. He received his MFA in Creative Writing and Publishing Arts in 2013 from the University of Baltimore, and his book Life on Other Moons is the result of that study. He is a writer, an editor, a photographer, a graphic designer, a TV junkie, a lover, and a friend, and he dreams of writing for TV one day. He is enamored with technology. If time travel were possible, his first stop would by July 20, 1969, to experience the first lunar landing—one of the single greatest moments of American history.

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ROGER MARKET Reading from Life on Other Moons at the UB MFA Reading, May 2013
Fiction writer Roger Market reads from Life on Other Moons, his collection of short stories written, designed, and published in completion of an MFA in Creative Writing and Publishing Arts from the University of Baltimore. It is May 10, 2013. From the title story: "After the war, there was moon dust in their hair and on their faces, and there was moon dust in their lungs."


Life on Other Moons
Price: Free! Words: 16,160. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
After the last woman on Earth dies and the moon breaks in half, the male survivors begin to question love, masculinity, and fate. Later, a civilization on the moon begins to rebuild after decades of civil war. Three other stories chart the progress of a boy and his father on their multi-year journey from rural, 1960s Alabama to a war-torn Vietnam and ultimately to the moon.

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coming of age    death    family    fantasy    father    fiction    gay    literary fiction    short stories    war