Mark Evan Chimsky, librettist/lyricist (L)

Mark Evan Chimsky is the head of his own editorial consulting business. In his publishing career, Mark has edited a number of best-selling books, including Johnny Cash’s memoir, Cash. Mark was executive editor and editorial director of Harper San Francisco; director of trade paperbacks at Little, Brown; and editor-in-chief of the trade paperback division at Macmillan.

In addition, he has taught at New York University in New York and is an adjunct instructor on the faculty of Emerson College in Boston. An award-winning poet, he is also a contributor to The Huffington Post, The Good Men Project, and Thrive Global.

A member of the Dramatists Guild, Mark is co-creator of the musical The Road of Life (, which received a staged reading in July 2014 at the Granite Theatre in Westerly, Rhode Island, and a workshop production in February 2016 at the Musical Theatre Society of Emerson College in Boston

Mark resides in Portland, Maine.

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