Mark's most recent novel, Watch Me Go, has earned a starred review from Publisher's Weekly, made the Most Anticipated Books List for 2015 by The Millions, and received advance praise from Salman Rushdie, Daniel Woodrell, Ben Fountain, Rebecca Makkai, Dan Chaon, Christine Sneed, Tim Johnston, and Ru Freeman.
His second novel, Show Up, Look Good, was praised by Jonathan Lethem, Molly Giles, Kelly Cherry, DeWitt Henry, T.R. Hummer, Richard Burgin, and Diana Spechler.
Wisniewski is also the author of the novelConfessions of a Polish Used Car Salesman, the collection of short stories All Weekend with the Lights On, and the book of narrative poems One of Us One Night.
His short fiction has received a Pushcart Prize and appeared in Best American Short Stories, The Southern Review, Antioch Review, New England Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, The Yale Review, TriQuarterly,The Missouri Review, The Sun, and The Georgia Review.
His narrative poems have appeared in such venues as Poetry, The Iowa Review, Ecotone, Prairie Schooner, New York Quarterly, Post Road, and Poetry International.
He’s been awarded two University of California Regents’ Fellowships in Fiction, an Isherwood Fellowship in Fiction, and first place in competitions for the Kay Cattarula Award for Best Short Story, the Gival Press Short Story Award, and the Tobias Wolff Award.