Welcome to the website of Mark Abley, a writer and editor living in Montreal. Mark is a poet, a newspaper columnist and an award-winning author. His books include Spoken Here: Travels Among Threatened Languages and The Prodigal Tongue: Dispatches From the Future of English.

November 2013 saw the publication of his latest book, Conversations With a Dead Man: The Legacy of Duncan Campbell Scott. For more information, please look at the Books page of this site, or go to: http://www.douglas-mcintyre.com/book/conversations-with-a-dead-man

Mark writes:

“Thank you for visiting this site. You’ll find a lot of information here about my work, and a little about my life. Writing is a solitary profession, but one of its pleasures is the contact it creates among people of many ages and in many countries. If you’d like to get in touch with me, please visit the Contact page.”