Mark Pajak

Mark Pajak was born in Merseyside. He is a graduate of the Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse’s Young Writers Programme and has been published with; The Rialto, Magma, Ink, Sweat & Tears and In The Red Magazine among others. His first pamphlet ‘Spitting Distance’ was published by The Poetry Business as one of the inaugural Laureate’s Choice series in 2016, and in the same year he was Apprentice Poet in Residence at Ilkley Literature Festival and his poem ‘Spitting Distance’ won first prize in the Bridport Prize.  He was commended in The Poetry Society’s National Poetry Competition 2014.