Mark McCrum

Mark McCrum

Mark McCrum started out as a travel writer, before becoming a non-fiction and ghost writer. He has had six top ten bestsellers, including Castaway (2000), Somebody Someday (2001) and Walking with the Wounded (2011). As a ghost he has worked for a variety of clients, from victims of forced marriage to celebrities such as Bruce Parry and Robbie Williams. As a journalist he has written for most of the nationals, as well as magazines ranging from Conde Nast Traveller to Esquire. He teaches a masterclass on memoir for the Guardian and is currently a Royal Literary Fellow based at Queen Mary University. Recently he published his first novel, Fest, a humorous murder mystery set at a literary festival. For more, check out his website http://www.markmccrum.com