About

Mark Ernest Pothier’s debut novel, Outer Sunset, was published by University of Iowa Press in May 2023. His stories have won a Chicago Tribune/Nelson Algren Award and been long-listed for the Pirates Alley/Faulkner – William Wisdom prize. He holds an MFA from SF State, a BA from St. John’s College in Annapolis, and lives with his wife and kids in San Francisco.

Other Works

Awards and Recognition

  • Chicago Tribune/Nelson Algren Short Story Award, 1994