Mark Cronin is the author of the short story collection Gigantic Failures and the chapbook Dear Ghost Of My Love. He has co-founded a press and was for a time the Books Review Editor forAtticus Review. His work has appeared in print and online, including Volume One Brooklyn. He lives in Oakland, CA where he is at work on various things.
Originally appearing as Facebook posts, Dear Ghost Of My Love is the story of a failed attempt to publish the story, Dear Ghost Of My Love. The compact and personal vignettes explore the feelings of the author as he tries to reconfigure words in time to meet the new publication date, pushed back after unforeseeable circumstances caused the author and the publisher to question what is art and what is life, and where- if at all- should the two meet?
Read excerpts here from ampersandreview.com