Fantasy magazine

From Modern Mythcraft to Magical Surrealism



Mark S. Bailen

Mark S. Bailen

Mark S. Bailen is an author, website developer, illustrator, and lousy photographer. He lives in an orange cabin in the woods outside Flagstaff, Arizona with his wife and teenage son. His two favorite activities are hiking and doodling. He would do both at the same time if this didn’t increase his risk of running into a tree. He earned an MFA from the University of Arizona, attended Taos Toolbox, and participated in the Storied Imaginarium. He is a member of Codex and the SFWA. His work has appeared in the High Plains Literary Review, the Sonora Review, and Little Blue Marble. He has also written and illustrated an award-winning children’s book titled Earf. His website is at