MARCUS MCGEECurriculum VitaeBirth dateAugust 8, 1960, Casablanca MoroccoLocale1960 – 1964Casablanca, Morocco1964 – 1967Madrid, Spain1967 – 1969Omaha, Nebraska1969 – 1984Sacramento, CaliforniaValley High School(Speech, Debate, Languages, Music)California State University, Sacramento(Communication Studies major, French Language & Theatre Arts minors)1984 - presentSacramento, CA and Los Angeles, CAWriting/Production History1982Three plays: Solomon and Constance, Michael Angelo, Stevie: The Eighth Wonder of the World1983Produced and directed Stevie at Sierra II Theatre, Sacramento, July; wrote stage play Table 21Wrote No More Cheesecake!; began first novel1985Completed novel Deus Ex Machina, completed two plays: Caesar and Kidstuff1986Wrote stage play Dream and one-act Fashion1987Adapted Dream as screenplay; Piss Only on the Porcelain, short stories Till Death Do Us Part, Mr. Peacock, Anthropophagi1988Wrote The Love Tragedies and Remember1990Produced, directed and starred in No More Cheesecake! at the Sacramento Community Center Theatre, March; began Willie Brown biography1994Wrote Mommy! There’s A Little Boy Under My Bed!1996Completed Willie: The Man, The Myth & The Era; wrote short stories1998Founded Pegasus Books; Published An Essay: On Niggers and Squirrels; began writing legal novel; wrote Black Bertha1999Published short story collection: Four Stories; finished novel; wrote Apology2000Published novel Legal Thriller; Published An Essay: On The Execution of Timothy McVeigh2001Published short story collection: Synchronicity; began new novel2002Published thriller The Last Year2003Researched and developed Griot film project2004Completed short story collection: The Silk Noose; began sequel to Legal Thriller2005-06 Published The Silk Noose; researched anddeveloped thriller Viral Vector; continuedwriting Murder From the Grave2007-08 Completed Murder From the Grave; began writing ViralVector; founded Parnassus Press Partnership Publishing2009-10: Published Murder From the Grave; published Shadow In The Sky, published Moment of Truth, published Mommy, There’s A Little Boy Under My Bed! completed Viral Vector; began work on An Old Negro Spiritual and An Essay On What They’ve Called Us; Borders Book tour of the Northwest – Murder From The Grave a bestseller for region in Q4 20102011Wrote and published How To Eat An Elephant and Two Matadors; converted all books to eBooks; greater emphasis on publishing new writersPersonal:Single father raising two children; son Mark, 21 and daughter Natsumi, 14; fourth of sevenchildren: four brothers and two sistersExtras: Fluent in French, competent at Latin andSpanish; accomplished at saxophone and otherwoodwinds; strong science, math, history,political science and religions backgroundHobbies: Reading history and philosophy; theatricalproduction; music and moviesPassions: Writing, research, stories, wine, art,Odd Fact: Marcus managed an upscale/political/lobbyist hangout Chinese restaurant called Frank Fat’s, one block from the California State Capitol, for fourteen years.