Mark Edwards is Sacred Heart alumnus (class of ’88) who is approaching two decades of being an instructor at SHU. His book Pirates on Dinosaur Island was published in the spring of 2012 by Gemma Media, and his play Ladies in Hats was a Kennedy Center semi-finalist and was performed in the Boston Playwrights’ Theatre Marathon in 2010. He produced record breaking fund drives for WSHU radio, and has written PR and advertising material for NPR, MCI, Ryan Partnership, British Oxygen Corporation, MERC, and many other businesses and non-profit groups. Edwards is currently writing a column on science fiction television for Space and Time magazine, and teaches an Art of Science Fiction and Fantasy writing course for the M.F.A. program at Lesley University. He has worked as a commercial and landscape photographer and is a lifetime photo hobbyist.
Degrees and Certifications
- M.A. in Media Ecology from NYU where he focused on screenwriting and propaganda studies
- M.F.A. in creative writing from Lesley University