Brother Marc Abbott

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Marc L. Abbott is the author of the YA novel The Hooky Party and the children’s book Etienne and the Stardust Express. His short story’s “Welcome to Brooklyn, Gabe” and “A Marked Man” are featured in the Bram Stoker Nominated horror anthology New York State of Fright and Hell’s Heart. He is the co-author of Hell at the Way Station, the two-time African American Literary Award-winning horror anthology with award winning author Steven Van Patten. 

In film, he is the writer and director of the horror shorts SNAP and Being Followed. A two-time nominated best actor for his role in the science fiction film Impervia. His next featured role with be in the film Identity Check, due out in the spring of 2020. 

In storytelling, A 2015 Moth Story Slam and Grand Slam Storyteller winner. The writer and performer of the storytelling solo shows Love African American Style and Of Cats and Men: A Storytellers Journey. He is the host of the monthly storytelling show Maaan, You’ve Got to Hear This! in Bushwick, Brooklyn. 

His is one of the hosts for the podcast Beef, Wine and Shenanigans and an active member of the HWA New York Chapter.  

Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, he still calls the borough his home.

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