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Bewildering Stories

Mark R. Vickers

Bewildering Stories biography

Although I make my living as a business researcher, analyst and editor, I have also published fiction, poetry, and essays. I live in St. Petersburg, Florida, with my multi-talented wife, a homicidal tabby who is the Grendel of the local lizard population, a Siamese cat with an Oxford English-sized vocabulary, and a towering oak tree that inspires thoughts of Yggdrasil.

I have published one novel, The Tollkeeper, a literary fantasy narrated by a sardonic monster coerced into a hero quest. I also blog about how ancient myths continue to shape our modern lives at

Copyright © 2020 by Mark R. Vickers

Bewildering Stories bibliography

Prose Fiction
The River of Long Shadows

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