Mark Greenside has been a civil rights activist, Vietnam War protestor, anti-draft counselor, Vista Volunteer, union leader, and college professor. His stories have appeared in The Sun, The Literary Review, Cimarron Review, The Nebraska Review, Beloit Fiction Journal, The New Laurel Review, Crosscurrents, Five Fingers Review, and The Long Story, as well as other journals and magazines, and he is the author of a short story collection, I Saw a Man Hit His Wife. Greenside's memoir about life in France, I'll Never Be French, remains one of the bestselling books about Brittany since its release in 2009. Greenside resides in Alameda, CA and Brittany, France.
"Imagine Larry David ... spending a summer in a French village against his will, of course, and you get some sense of what Mark Greenside goes through." -San Francisco Chronicle