Author Spotlight | Mark Oshiro


Author Bio: Mark Oshiro is the Hugo-nominated writer of the online Mark Does Stuff universe (Mark Reads and Mark Watches), where they analyze books and TV series. Their debut novel, Anger Is a Gift, was a recipient of the Schneider Family Book Award for 2019. Their lifelong goal is to pet every dog in the world.  (Bio and headshot provided by Saraciea Fennel and Anneliese Merz from TorTeen. Photo Credit: Zoraida Cordova


Twitter: @MarkDoesStuff

Thank you to Mark Oshiro for interviewing with Pine Reads Review and to Saraciea Fennel (@Sj_Fennell) and Anneliese Merz (@annakmerz) for all their help making it happen! The interview is posting next Friday, September 25th! In our interview, Mark and I discuss their most recent release Each of Us a Desert and their award winning novel Anger is a Gift! We also discuss their next novels, what influences their writing, their dynamic characters, their writing process and how music plays a part in it, and their experience working on Mark Does Stuff (Mark Reads & Mark Watches). Tune in next week to read the full interview for all these things and more! 

In the meantime, check out our reviews of Each of Us a Desert and Anger is a Gift Also, don’t forget to pick up a copy of Mark’s novels at your local indie bookstore!

Anger is a Gift 

Each of Us a Desert 

PRR Writer, Jackie Balbastro