Hopler’s Statement, River Jack Books, US (2018)

No Strings, US Thomas & Mercer (2014), Black Coffee Press, US (2012) – Black Heart Magazine’s Best Books Of 2012

Hating Olivia, Harper Perennial, US (2010)

The Favor, Aegina Press, US (1987)


Nowhere Near Hollywood, Honest Publishing, UK (2019)

The Suicide, UK, Honest Publishing (2014) – Top 10, Foyles’ The Best Fiction Of 2014

Dirty Work, Murder Slim Press, UK (2014)

God Bless America, Murder Slim Press, UK (2010)

Lounge Lizard, Murder Slim Press, UK  (2007)

Hating Olivia, Murder Slim Press, UK  (2005)


Tout sauf Hollywood, Mediapop Editions, France (2022)
Putain D’Olivia, La Dragonne (new translation), France (2019)
Suicide, Editions Inculte, France (2019)
La Fracas D’Une Vague, Kicking Books, France (2019)

Un Faux Pas, Editions La Dragonne, France (2018)

Travaux Forces, 13E Note Editions, France (2013)

Dieu Benisse L’Amerique, Pulse/13E Note Editions, France (2012, 2011)

Confessions D’Un Loser, 13E Note Editions, France (2010)

Putain D’Olivia, 13E Note Editions, France (2009) – Virgin France’s 2009 Favorite Summer Reads


Amerigone, Pulpmaster.de (2023)


Blossoms And Blood, Murder Slim Press, UK (2017)

Story Collections


The Artistic Life, Murder Slim Press, UK (2016)

“Sometimes You Just Don’t Want To Know”, Murder Slim Press, UK (2016)

Loners, Murder Slim Press, UK (2008)

Life-Change (two-story volume including “All The Luck”), Murder Slim Press, UK (2018)




Leger Glissement Vers Le Blues, Editions La Dragonne, France (2017)

Incident Sur La 10th Avenue, Editions La Dragonne,  France (2016)




FROGMAN – Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Vol. 155, Nos. 940 & 941, January/February 2020

THE DANGEROUS COAST – Smoky Blue Literary and Arts Magazine, Spring/Summer 2020,  Issue #12, www.sblaam.com.

NO…? – The Thieving Magpie, Issue 9, Spring 2020, www.thievingmagpie.org

“Louise’s Love Letters” Freedom Fiction Journal (2019) http://www.freedomfiction.com/2019/03/louises-love-letters-by-mark-safranko/

“Luck.” Retreats from Oblivion, 9 août 2018.

“Cream.” Suspense Magazine 072 (Sept./Oct. 2016).

“The Executioner.” Assisi: An Online Journal of Arts & Letters 4.1-2 (2015). Etats-Unis. http://www.joomag.com/magazine/assisi-an-online-journal-of-arts-letters-volume-4-issues-1-2/0709878001439389963?short

“The Venice Hit.” FreedomFiction.com. 2015. http://www.freedomfiction.com/2015/06/the-venice-hit-by-mark-safranko/

“East of Hollywood.” The Savage Kick Literary Magazine 7 (2015).

“The Trouble with Cars.” Epiphany 23 (Mai 2014). epiphmag.com

“One of the Dead.” Bluestem (anciennement Karamu). Juin 2014. Eastern Illinois University, Etats-Unis.

“Chance” (“Luck”) – BooKalicioushttp://bookalicious.fr/?p=204

“The Name of That Tune.” Hardboiled 46 (May 2013). Etats-Unis.

“The Buck.” The Broadkill Review 6.3 (mai-juin 2012). Etats-Unis.

“Paradoxes Everywhere.” The Stinging Fly 2.20 (hiver 2011-12). “New York Issue.” Irlande.

“The Artistic Life.” Mendicant Bookworks, 2011

“Slip of the Finger.” – The Loose Canon, Number 2, 2010

“Satisfied, at Last.” Eclipse 20 (automne 2009). Etats-Unis.

“Sometimes, You Just Don’t Want to Know.” The Loose Canon 1 (2009). Canada. Nouvelle nominée pour le Pushcart Prize 2010.

“A Cab Ride, Bananas, and Fate.” The Veg 3.1 (automne 2009). Canada.

“Another Tough Time.” – The Savage Kick Literary Magazine, Issue 5, 2009

“Flesh.” – Phantasmagoria 6.2 (2007).  Century College and Technical College, White Bear Lake, Etats-Unis.

“No Strings Attached.” Futures Mystery Anthology Magazine janv.-fév. 2006. Etats-Unis.

“Haunting Refrain.” The Savage Kick Literary Magazine 3 (printemps 2006). Etats-Unis.

“The Laughter of the Clown.” Writing at The Edge, edited by Zsolt Alapi, Siren Song Publishing, Montreal, Quebec, 200, www.laurahird.com,  2005, Edinburgh, Scotland (Nominated for storySouth2006 Million Writers Award) andFreedomFiction.com, January, 2018 http://www.freedomfiction.com/2018/01/the-laughter-of-the-clown-by-mark-safranko/

“Rescuing Ravel.” Descant 44 (2005). Frank O’Connor Award for Short Fiction 2005.

Acts of Revenge.” Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine 121.3 (mars 2003). Etats-Unis.

“A Man Grasping a Beautiful Woman, Who Turns into a Skeleton in His Arms: A Journal Entry from the War Zone.” Kimera: A Journal of Fine Writing 8.1 (2003). Etats-Unis.

“Remember to Take a Few Pictures.” The MacGuffin 20.1-2 (printemps-été 2003).

“Alone.” The Green Hills Literary Lantern 13 (2002).

“Southern Holiday.” Nebo: A Literary Journal (automne 2001). Arkansas Tech University, Etats-Unis.

“The Pursuit of the Nonexistent.”  Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine 117.5 (Mai 2001).

“The Man in Unit 24.” Hawai’i Review 52 (automne-hiver 1999). University of Hawai’I, Etats-Unis. Citée parmi les “Distinguished Mystery Story” de 1999 dans The Best American Mystery Stories 2000.

“Some Days.” Mind in Motion 47 (1999).

“The Follower.” New Orleans Review (1992), Loyola University, Etats-Unis.

“Prisoners in Paradise.” The Green Hills Literary Lantern 10 (printemps 1999). North Central Missouri College and the North Central Missouri Writers, Etats-Unis. Nominée pour le Pushcart Prize en 2000).

“Raw Connections.” Wind Magazine 81-82 (1998). Etats-Unis.

“Exiles and Capitalist Fools.” Pangolin Papers 4.3 (printemps 1998). Etats-Unis.

“Beer and Sun.” Sulphur River Literary Review 14.1 (printemps 1998). Etats-Unis.

“Little Green Men.” Slugfest, Ltd 8.3-4 (hiver-printemps 1997-98). Etats-Unis.

“Life-Change.” The South Carolina Review 29.3 (été 1997). Clemson University, Etats-Unis.

“All the Luck.” Tucumcari  Literary Review 81 (déc. 1997). Etats-Unis.

“Jump.” Mind In Motion 42 (1997). Etats-Unis.

“A Little Holocaust.” Footwork: The Paterson Literary Review 26 (1997). Passaic County Community College, Etats-Unis.

“The Big D.” The Soft Door (1997). Etats-Unis.

“The Ecstasy.’ The MacGuffin 13.1 (printemps 1996). Schoolcraft College, Etats-Unis.

“The Song of the Swan.” The Licking River Review 27 (automne / printemps 1995-1996). Northern Kentucky University, Etats-Unis.

“Gauguin’s Folly.” Footwork: The Paterson Literary Review 24-25 (1995).

“Something in the Water.” North Atlantic Review 7 (1995). Etats-Unis.

“Dancing for Men.” Tales of the Heart 1.2 (été 1994). Etats-Unis.

“The Toe.” The Belletrist Review 2.1 (automne-hiver 1993). Etats-Unis.

“The Spirit of the Season.” Soundings East 17.1 (printemps-été 1993). Salem State College, Etats-Unis.

‘Every Day One Step Closer.’ The Panhandler 27 (1993). The University of West Florida, Etats-Unis.

“A Ghost Story.” Thin Ice 14 (1993). Etats-Unis.

“But He Wanted to be Henry Miller.” Art Times 9.4 (nov. 1992). Etats-Unis.

“The Exotic Bird.” Mind in Motion 26 (été 1992).

“The Way Benjy Went.” The MacGuffin 3.3 (automne 1991). Etats-Unis

“A Late and Unusual Passion.” The MacGuffin 8.2 (1991). “Special Issue, New Decade, New Writers.” Etats-Unis.

“Work.” Pig Iron 16 (1990). Etats-Unis.

“A Mess of Blues.” Cimarron Review 86 (janv. 1989). Oklahoma State University, Etats-Unis.

“Beirut.” Accent On: Fiction (antérieurement A.I.D. Review) 4.1 (1989). The American Institute of Discussion, Etats-Unis.

“Who Would Understand?” Soundings East 12.2 (automne-hiver 1989). Etats-Unis.

“A Full Moon Street Murder.” Seems 24 & 25(1989). Lakeland College, Etats-Unis.

“Postcard from the Jungle.” Mark  6 (printemps 1989). Graduate Student Association of The University of Toledo, Ohio. Etats-Unis.

“A Young Man and an Old Man.” Forum 28.2 (printemps 1987). Ball State University, Etats-Unis.


The Quail, The Grouse, And The Rabbit – Gone : An Anthology Of Crime Stories, Red Dog Press, UK (2022)

“The Rainbow Connection.” – Paper and Ink 4 (Janv. 2015). Royaume Uni.

“Incident On Tenth Avenue.” Baron 3 (Sept. 2014). Royaume Uni.

“Vacation.” 3:AM London, New York, Paris. Social Disease, Royaume Uni, 2008.

“Thirst.” The Savage Kick Literary Magazine 9 (2017).

“Surkow’s Fantasy.” Dogmatika (fév. 2006). https://dogmatika.wordpress.com/.  Irlande du Nord.

“Role of a Lifetime.” The Savage Kick Literary Magazine 1 (été 2005). Murder Slim Publications, Royaume Uni.

“Burying the Hatchet.”  – The Chancer 6 (2002). Irlande du Nord.



The Bitch-Goddess. The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, 161 West 22nd Street, New York, 6 au 27 novembre 2002.

A Harry of Her Own. The Riant Theatre, 161 Hudson St., New York, juillet-août 2000 (dans le cadre du Strawberry One-Act Festival de 2000). Produit par Van Dirk Fisher.

Interrogation #2. The Theatre-Studio Inc., 750 8th Ave., New York, août à octobre 2000 (dans le cadre du 4ème Annual NYC Playfest en 2000). Produit par A.M. Raychel.

Interrogation #2. The Creative Place Theatre, 750 8th  Ave., New York, 28 au 30 avril 2000. Produit par Love Creek Productions.

Interrogation #2. Berrie Center for the Performing and Visual Arts, Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah, New Jersey (dans le cadre de la conférence “Ignite the Spirit – Feed the Soul” sponsorisée par la Houghton-Mifflin Publishing Company, 22 janvier 2000).

Interrogation #2. The Riant Theatre,  10 au 13 janvier 2000 (dans le cadre du Strawberry One-Act Festival de 2000). Produit par Van Dirk Fisher.

Interrogation #2. Wings Theatre, 154 Christopher St., New York, 5 au 13 octobre 1999 (dans le cadre de “Entangling Alliances”). Produit par le Rare Terra Theatre.

Dancing for Men. The Riant Theatre,   11 au 13 avril 1997 (dans le cadre du Strawberry One-Act Festival de 1997). Produit par Van Dirk Fisher.

Dancing for Men. The Theatre-Studio Inc., 14-15 mars et 14-15 février 1997 (dans le cadre de Playtime Series). Produit par A.M. Raychel.

The Bitch-Goddess. The Theatre-Studio Inc., 11, 12, 18 et 19 janvier 1997 (dans le cadre de THE PROMISE Playtime Series).

Incident in the Combat Zone. The Theatre-Studio Inc.,  9-10 et 16-17 janvier 1996 (dans le cadre de Playtime Series).

Raw Connections. The Riant Theatre,  13-14 mars 1996  (dans le cadre du Strawberry One-Act Festival  de 1996). Produit par Van Dirk Fisher.

Incident in the Combat Zone. Belmont Italian American Playhouse, 2385 Arthur Ave., Bronx, New York, 8 au 25 septembre 1994 (dans le cadre du 4ème Annual One Act Festival).

Chambers of the Heart. The Samuel Beckett Theatre, 410 West 42nd St., New York, 16 au 27 juin 1993. Produit par Actors Rep Company, Inc.

The Bitch-Goddess. The Madison Avenue Theatre, 162 Madison Ave., New York, 7 au 11 avril 1993. Produit par Jay Tanzi et Tony Sportiello (Madison Avenue Theatre Productions).

The Bitch-Goddess. The Creative Place Theatre, 21 au 30 janvier 1993. Produit par la Creative Voices Theatre Company.

Incident in the Combat Zone. The Top of the Gate (Village Gate), Bleecker and Thompson Streets, New York, 4 October et 29 juin 1992 (dans le cadre du Village Gate One-Act Festival).

The Bitch-Goddess. The Top of the Gate, 14 juillet et 29 juin 1992 (sélectionnée comme meilleure pièce du the Village Gate One-Act Festival).

The Bitch-Goddess et The Light of the Universe. The Riant Theatre, 28 mai au 9 juin 1991 (dans le cadre du Rites of Passion One-Act Festival).  Produit par Van Dirk Fisher.

The Bitch-Goddess. The Harold Clurman Theatre, 412 West 42nd St., New York, 11 au 15 décembre 1990 (dans le cadre du Voices One-act Festival). Produit par P.A.N.D.A. en association avec la Playwrights Horizons Theatre  School.

The Bitch-Goddess. The Samuel Beckett Theatre, 410 West 42nd St., New York, 5-7 juin 1990 (dans le cadre de Playwrights Horizons Junefest). Produit par la Playwrights Horizons Theatre School.


The Promise. The Millenium Forum Theatre, Newmarket Street, Derry, Irlande du Nord, 18 au 21 juin 2003. Produit par MacNaghten Productions Limited et la Stray Dog Theatre Company.

The Bitch-Goddess et Dancing for Men. Cork Arts Theatre, Cork, Irlande, août-septembre 2002. Produit par la Riverrun Theatre Company.

The Bitch-Goddess et Dancing for Men. The Playhouse, Derry, Irlande du Nord, juillet 2002. Produit par la Stray Dog Theatre Company.


Minable (“Seedy”), E-Fractions Editions, France (2013)


Cinema / Scenarios


Something in the Water.  Peninsula Productions, New York, Etats-Unis.

Hopler’s Statement. Scott McCullough, freelance director, Los Angeles, CA.


The Favor, Michael Grimm, freelance director, Vienna, Austria.



What Happened? Poems and Lyrics, Anxiety Press (2023)

United Kingdom (UK)

I Can’t Believe You (Selected Poems, 1990-2021), Scumbag Press, United Kingdom, 2021

NEBO (2006), Abridged (2005), First Class (2002), The Chancer (2002), Grasslands Review (1995).


MicrobeLa revue de l’a-croissance 86 (nov.-déc. 2014). France. www.dogmatika.comScarecrow Magazine.


“The Whole Man.” Nexus: The International Henry Miller Journal 2 (2005).

“Miller in Love: The Twisted Saga of an Unproduced Play.” Nexus: The International Henry Miller Journal 4 (2007).

Travels (Collaboration)

The Best Places to Kiss in New York City, A Romantic Travel Guide. De Sheree Bykofsky. Beginning Press, 1989.