Artist Profile

Mark Mathews

Artist Statement

Live for the art not for the money

Bio / Description

My name is Mark Mathews, the author behind “?QuestionMark?,” a captivating non-fiction memoir published under the banner of FLUSH Publishing. With a successful launch and critical acclaim at the Black Arts and Cultural Center in Kalamazoo, Michigan, “?QuestionMark?” has made waves in the literary world. It received a thorough review from Jordan Kahle, a knowledgeable figure with a Master of Library Science (MLS) degree, who also penned an insightful piece about the author. Following this, I was invited to participate in the Schomburg Center Literary Festival in New York and had the privilege of being part of the Printers Row Literary Fest. “?QuestionMark?” was recently republished in May 2023, The owner Jenny Shima Owner of the Literary Book store in Champaign. Read the book and her reviews “This autobiography is an authentic expression of a very real life lived with all of its dynamism, conflict, and beauty. Its artful presentation combines text messages with poetry, photographs with prose, pointing to the inevitable coexistence of perceived polarities in the composition of experience. It is a truly unique piece that is deeply reflective of its author.”