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Mark Clemens

Mark Clemens lives outside Chicago. He is the winner of the 2018 Bodley Head/Financial Times Essay Prize for his essay “In Sickness and in Health.”

Articles by Mark Clemens

August 11, 2023 5:32 am

Pain Seeking Understanding

Two recent memoirs put the authors’ ongoing experiences of personal suffering in the service of more complete views of the…
Mark Clemens
December 16, 2022 5:30 am

Breaking Out of the Walled Garden of Literature

Helen DeWitt’s new novella, ‘The English Understand Wool,’ thumbs its nose at the publishing industry while beckoning readers beyond its…
Mark Clemens