A Brooklyn, New York native, Marc L Abbott attended Clark Atlanta University where he majored in Mass Media Arts and received his bachelor's degree in Radio, Television and Film.

He began his writing career writing for the WBAI FM show Shelf Life with David Wright. The stories, "Tabby", "Rush Hour" and "Tales from the Dead Syndicate" were part of a weekly airing of new writers work.

He spent four years working in the production offices of the original Law and Order and after leaving the show, wrote and produced the play's A Gamble of Faith and Three Isn't a Couple.

He is the author of five books A Gamble of Faith, The Hooky Party, Anthorrorgy, The Dead Syndicate: Trial of the Archnemesis and Etienne and the Stardust Express, several short stories and plays.

Marc has written and directed several film shorts including Fly on the Wall, A Language Deciphered, Snap, An Hour Before Dawn and Baggage.

He is a member of the Horror Writers Association and an active storyteller on the NYC Storytelling circuit. He is the winner of both The Moth Story Slam and GrandSlam in 2015. He has performed at Tell It: Brooklyn, The Dump, What are you Afraid of? Barbershop Stories, Griot and Tell Me Astoria, Word A Storytelling Show, Fast Track, The Astoria Bookshop Storytelling Show and Best In Show.

You can read samples of his work and see his films at www.whoismarclabbott.com.