Creator of Song-Infused Stories

Mark’s an airline pilot with over 30 years in commercial cockpits. He’s also creative writer and regularly contributes articles to Airways magazine. He’s the author of a TWA Flight 800 memoir, two novels set in New York and CT, and he has been published in more than a dozen magazines, journals, and newspapers. His list of credits also includes the lyrics to over 80 original songs. Mark occasionally speaks about commercial aviation and is a member of Toastmasters.

 

Mark’s Books:

13,760 Feet--My Personal Hole in the Sky is a TWA Flight 800 memoir. (print, e-book, and audiobook)
Pushing Leaves Towards the Sun is a survivor's guilt novel. (e-book and audiobook)
Street Justice is a revenge mystery. (coming soon)

 

Anthology Contributions:

Now What? The Creative Writer's Guide to Success After the MFA includes two chapter contributions by MLB.
There I Wuz! Adventures from 3 Decades in the Sky includes a chapter contribution by MLB.
There I Wuz! Volume II: Adventures from 3 Decades in the Sky includes the introduction contribution by MLB.

 

Other Publishing Creds:

Airways magazine columnist.
Author's Guild member.
Published in 4’33”, Aerospace Testing Int’l, AOPA Flight Training, BMW Owners News, various Connecticut newspapers, Epiphany, ERAU EaglesNEST, Graze, LIFT, MilSpeak Memo, Port Cities Review, Rogue, So…Stories of Life, The Stoneslide Corrective, The Story Shack, TARPA Topics, Under the Sun, and Write This.

 

Education:

MFA in Creative Writing from Fairfield University.
BS in Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University


Airline Pilot/Author/Columnist/Song Writer.