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Mark Scheel

Agent: Metamorphosis Literary Agency
5738 Maple Drive
Mission, Kansas, United States

Email: markscheel@hotmail.com

Mark Scheel was born and raised on a farm
in rural, east-central Kansas. After graduating from
the University of Kansas in 1967, and spending a period
"on the road," he served overseas with the American
National Red Cross in Vietnam, Thailand, Germany and
England. He later took graduate studies and taught at
Emporia State University and briefly worked as a movie stand-in.
More recently he was an information specialist with the Johnson County Library
in Shawnee Mission, Kansas, and a member of the board of
directors of Potpourri Publications Company. He now
writes full time and has served as a volunteer on the editorial staff
of Kansas City Voices magazine. His stories, articles and poems
have appeared in numerous magazines such as Kansas Quarterly,
The Midwest Quarterly, Cincinnati Poetry Review and The Kansas City Star,
and he is coauthor of the book OF YOUTH AND THE RIVER:
THE MISSISSIPPI ADVENTURE OF RAYMOND KURTZ, SR.
His book A BACKWARD VIEW: STORIES AND POEMS won
the J. Donald Coffin Memorial Book Award from the Kansas Authors Club.
Other selections from his writing can be found online at commongroundnews.org and
Mises.org as well as http://skyways.lib.ks.us/poetry/ and tps://heliosliterature.com/2014/10/13/the-snow-field/ .
Follow his blog at: http://thegrantjournal.com/index.php/author/mark-scheel/ and
the UK site https://scriggler.com/Profile/mark_scheel . Additional biographical information is available online
at LinkedIn and in WHO'S WHO IN AMERICA.

Interests: Current events, investments, literature, poetry, politics, religion, sports.

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: Yes

 

Published works:

Fiction

  • A Backward View: Stories and Poems
  • Nonfiction

  • Of Youth and the River: the Mississippi Adventure of Raymond Kurtz, Sr.
  • Death and Dying: Hemingway's Predominant Theme
  • Other

  • The Pebble: Life, Love, Politics and Geezer Wisdom