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Come Meet Mark Warren

November 10, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm


Mark Warren has been writing stories since he was a child growing up in Georgia. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a degree in Chemistry/Pre-med. Following undergraduate college work Mark pursued music composition and arrangement at Georgia State University, while performing original works in various concerts, scoring plays for The Academy Theater and having his suite The Once and Future King performed by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.

At Medicine Bow, his school in the Southern Appalachians, he teaches nature classes and survival skills of the Cherokees. The National Wildlife Federation named him Georgia’s Conservation Educator of the Year in 1980. In 1998 Mark became the U.S. National Champion in whitewater canoeing, and in 1999 he won the World Championship Longbow title.

Mark has written extensively about nature for magazines, including:
Guernica, Blue Ridge Highlander, North Georgia Journal, and Georgia Backroads.

Mark is a lifelong student of Native American History and Survival Skills, and Western History with a special focus on Wyatt Earp. He is a member of the Wild West History Association and Western Writers of America.

His published books include:

“Two Winters in a Tipi” (Lyons Press, 2012), a memoir

“Secrets of the Forest” (Waldenhouse Publishing, 2016), a 4-volume series on nature/survival

“Adobe Moon” (Five Star Publishing, 2017), an historical novel and first in the trilogy “Wyatt Earp: An American Odyssey”

“Born to the Badge” (Five Star, 2018), an historical novel and second in the trilogy “Wyatt Earp: An American Odyssey”

“Promised Land” (Five Star, 2019) an historical novel and third in the trilogy “Wyatt Earp: An American Odyssey”

Mark lives with his wife, Susan, in the mountains of North Georgia.


November 10, 2018
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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George Link, Jr. Gilmer Arts Playhouse
135 Dalton St
Ellijay, GA 30540 United States
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