Brief Bio

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Mark Binder is the author who knows how to tell the right story for any age. A prolific writer and recording artist, he is a graduate of Columbia University, where he studied mythology and storytelling with Spalding Gray. His stories for young people regularly appear in Cricket Magazine. 

In his spare time he bakes bread and pizza and practices yoga. From time to time teaches a college course in “Telling Lies.”  Mark also holds a third degree black belt in Aikido, the martial art for peace, and promises not to throw anybody across the room.

Mark’s always working on new projects – See what’s the latest by clicking his NOW page here.  Recent books and audio books include: Transmit Joy (audio book 2016), A Dead Politician, an Undead Clam and an Ancient Horror (2016), Every Hero Has a Story (2015) Cinderella Spinderella (fall 2013) and The Brothers Schlemiel (summer 2013). His bestselling books include Bed Time Story Book, Kings, Wolves, Princesses and Lions, and Genies, Giants and a Walrus, which have sold more than 60,000 copies in a dozen editions. His It Ate My Sister, is billed as “The 100% true autobiography of a professional liar.”

Mark has also recorded half a dozen spoken word albums, including: It was a dark and stormy night… and A Holiday Present!

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To contact Mark Binder

Pembroke Villa
P.O. Box 2462
Providence, RI 02906
401-272-8707

mark
@markbinder.com

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