Author and poet
"The voices of the characters in his novels never drop a note."
Barrie Sherwood, Author of Escape from Amsterdam (Granta Books 2007)
"What I enjoy about Mark Connors’ poems is their moving blend of personal and the public subjects, their comic and their tragic voices and their straightforward honesty."
Antony Dunn, Author of Bugs (Carcanet/OxfordPoets 2009)
Mark Connors is a poet and novelist from Horsforth, near Leeds. His poetry has appeared in various magazines, ezines and anthologies, alongside writers such as Simon Armitage, Antony Dunn and Andrew Motion.
He is a regular at Ilkley Literature Festival poetry events and was published in their 2010 anthology, Out of Ilkley, edited by Antony Dunn. Mark regularly performs at poetry nights and open mics across the Yorkshire region.
Mark has written two novels, Tom Tit and the Maniacs (2010) and Stickleback (2012). Both will be available on Amazon Kindle and other associated formats in the near future. He is currently working on his third novel.
From 1st January 2013, Mark is embarking on an ambitious Twitter project and will tweet a story a day, in 140 characters or less, for the entire year. Watch this space for further details.
You can email Mark at firstname.lastname@example.org