NAME: MARK D. WALKER
PUBLISHED/NOT PUBLISHED: Published Author, Essayist, Book Reviewer
BIO AND WORKS:
Mark D. Walker was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Guatemala and spent over forty years helping disadvantaged people in the developing world. He came to Phoenix as a Senior Director for Food for the Hungry, worked with other groups like Make a Wish International and was the CEO of Hagar USA, a Christian-based organization that supports survivors of human trafficking.
His book, Different Latitudes: My Life in the Peace Corps and Beyond was recognized by the Arizona Literary Association for Non-Fiction. This year his articles, "The Making of the Kingdom of Mescal: An Adult Fairy Tale," and "Luis Argueta: Telling the Stories of Guatemalan Immigrants" were featured in the Revue Magazine. Other articles were published in WorldView Magazine and an essay, "Rhythm of the Grass: Letters from Moritz Thomsen," was published by the Peace Corps Worldwide. Another article appeared in "Crossing Class: The Invisible Wall" anthology published by "Wising Up Press. His honors include the "Service Above Self" award from Rotary International. You can learn more at www.MillionMileWalker.com and follow him on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/millionmilewalker/
WORKS BY MARK D. WALKER