Mark Czanik was born in Hereford in 1965. His stories have appeared in magazines including Planet, Wasafiri, Blue Tattoo, Riptide, Staple and Cyphers. He currently lives in Bath with his wife and daughter, where he works as gardener and ball finder on an adventure golf course, and a receptionist at a tennis club.

His story ‘Atlas Holds the World Aloft’ appears in the free e-book Who’s The Daddy.