Mark Cecil is a novelist based in Boston and a member of the the International Thriller Writers association. He recently had the honor of being selected as the association’s first author in its Big Writer mentoring program.
In his previous career, Mark spent 10 years as a reporter and editor, mostly for global agency Reuters in New York, San Francisco and Boston. He was most recently the General Manager of a 50-person boutique financial media firm in Manhattan.
Mark has been a frequent speaker at live events, Webinars and seminars of every stripe, and has taught about creative writing and the publishing industry at the The Writers Loft, outside of Boston.
The opening of Mark’s latest novel, THE THINNING, was recently featured in Embark Literary Journal. Mark occasionally writes for stalwart literary Web site The Millions, as well as for Grub Daily, site of Boston writing community Grub Street, one of the largest creative writing centers in the country. Examples of his reviews and interviews can be found here, here and here.
Mark attended Brown University and University College London and originally hails from the heart of the commonwealth, Worcester, Massachusetts. He is parent to a number of wise cracking tiny children (one of them featured below) and has a dope wife.