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Meet the Author: Mark Lukach

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Mark Lukach is a teacher and freelance writer. His work has been published in the New York Times, The Atlantic, Pacific Standard, Wired, and other publications. He is the ninth-grade dean at the Athenian School, where he also teaches history. He lives with his wife, Giulia, and their two sons in the San Francisco Bay area.

Books by Mark Lukach

My Lovely Wife in the Psych Ward

A Memoir

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Mark and Giulia fall in love at 18, marry at 24, and are beginning their fairy-tale life together in San Francisco when, at 27, Giulia suffers a terrifying and unexpected psychotic episode and is checked into a psych ward. Over the next 5 years, Giulia will give birth to their son and experience two more breakdowns that threaten to upend everything they had once taken for granted. As…  More »