Construction Literary Magazine

Fall 2019

Mark Wisniewski

Mark Wisniewski’s second novel, Show Up, Look Good, forthcoming this fall from Gival Press, has received early praise from Jonathan Lethem, Ben Fountain, and Kelly Cherry. Mark is the author of the novel Confessions of a Polish Used Car Salesman, the collection of short stories All Weekend with the Lights On, and the book of poems One of Us One Night. His fiction has won a Pushcart Prize and appeared in Best American Short Stories 2008, edited by Salman Rushdie. A schedule of readings, signings, and book club appearances for Show Up, Look Good will be posted and updated on and




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