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 currently the Ninth Grade Dean at The Athenian School, where he also teaches history. He lives with his wife, Giulia, and their son in the San Francisco Bay area.
Mark first wrote about Giulia in a New York Times "Modern Love" column and again in a piece for Pacific Standard Magazine, which was the magazine's most-read article in 2015.
My Lovely Wife In The Psych Ward is a heart-wrenching yet hopeful memoir of a young marriage that is redefined by mental illness and affirms the power of love.
Photography by Alex Souza
Book cover photograph by the one and only CJ Lukach