a life’s story

Marcus Lund is a writer of fiction and non-fiction. He lives in Oakland, California and holds an MFA from Mills College. He is happy to have had his work published in a variety of venues, including McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern, Paper Darts34th Parallel, Boneshaker: A Bicycle Almanac, 580 Split, Xenith Magazine, Bad Futurist, Nib MagazinesPARKLE & bLINKBrink Literary Magazine, and Skate[Slate] Longboarding Magazine. He won the 2012 Ardella Mills Prize for Fiction. In 2014, SFWeekly named him one of the Bay Area’s best writers without a book. He is currently working on his first novel. He is the cofounder and co-editor of HOLD: a journal, which is based out of Oakland, CA.

Marcus Lund was born in Portland, Oregon, the son of a teacher and a salesman. He studied English and creative writing at Portland State University. Upon receiving his Bachelor of Arts, he wrote magazine pieces and short stories and cooked at a pizza shop. He moved to Oakland, California in August of 2011 with his partner, violinist Stella Roshi-Moles, and their dog, Iris.

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