Mark C Watney


Sterling, KS
Kansas US

Author's Bio

Mark C Watney was born and raised in South Africa and immigrated to America in 1977. He taught high school in downtown LA for 7 years and currently teaches at Sterling College in Kansas. His first poem was published in a 1976 anthology of the best high school poetry in South Africa. Four decades later he published a 2nd poem-- at the age of 56. 

Mark C Watney
Assistant Professor of English
Sterling College KS

Recent Publications: 
Acumen Review, Philosophy Now, Cider Press Review, Dappled Things, Saint Katherine Review, Presence, Ekphrastic Review, The Other Journal. 


Publications & Prizes

Acumen Literary Journal
Cider Press Review
Front Porch Review
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Saint Katherine Review
Prizes won: 

2018 Jacques Maritain Prize for non-fiction (Dappled Things Literary Journal)

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
CS Lewis Wallace Stevens TS Eliot Gerard Manley Hopkins Charles Williams

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Born in: 
Cape Town
South Africa
Raised in: 
Cape Town
South Africa
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Last update: Oct 05, 2023