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Mark Turvin

Goldfish Publishers, LLC, 2027 East Monterey Way
Phoenix, Arizona, United States


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Mark has had over 60 productions of his 20 plays. He has had his work produced from
Finland to Thailand, and from San Diego to Off Broadway. Four of his plays have been
published, and one is the second longest running show in Arizona, logging in at seven
years of performances. Mark is also an accomplished actor, director, and producer. For
four years, Mark was Playwriting Instructor and Dramaturg-in-Residence at PlayWright’s
Theatre of Phoenix. He has been a theatre critic since 1995 for,
and is a columnist for Back Stage Newspapers. He received BAs in Dramatic Arts and
English with a minor in Creative Writing from S.U.N.Y. at Geneseo, and his MFA in
Creative Writing and Publishing with an emphasis in Playwriting from Emerson College.

Interests: Playwriting, theatre criticism, advertising and marketing copywriting.

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: Yes


Published works:


  • Stained Glass and Other Poems
  • Scripts

  • Bottom Desk Drawer
  • The Foul Ball a.k.a. Major League Murde
  • Musical Chairs
  • The Big Kill
  • Selective Memory Alabama Literary Review
  • Balanza