Mark Dunn is the author of a number of books and over thirty plays produced throughout the world. His first novel Ella Minnow Pea received several awards when first published in 2001 and remains popular with book groups, high schools and colleges. Mark is also the author of the novels Welcome To Higby, Ibid: A Life, and Under the Harrow, as well as Zounds! A Browser's Dictionary of Interjections, and most recently, Quizzing America: Television Game Shows and Popular Culture in the 1950s. Mark's "magnum opus," American Decameron, presents 100 short stories, each set in a different year of the 20th century. Mark's work for theatre includes the popular plays Belles, Five Tellers Dancing in the Rain, and the soon-to-be published The Glitter Girls. Mark makes his home in Santa Fe, New Mexico with his wife Mary and three monochromatic cats.