Mark Bessen

Mark Bessen is a queer Jewish writer based in Austin, Texas, originally from Southern California. His writing has appeared in Tahoma Literary Review, Taco Bell Quarterly, New South, and elsewhere.


"Was this your plan all along?” Toby asked one night, his chin on my chest. He still smelled faintly of fish, which was how we all smelled these days. “Stealing the dolphin to get Sophia in?”