Mark Goldblatt is a theologian, novelist, columnist and book reviewer as well as a professor at Fashion Institute of Technology of the State University of New York.
His first novel, Africa Speaks, a satire of black urban culture, was published in 2002 by The Permanent Press. His second novel, Sloth, a comedic take on postmodernism, was published in 2010 by Greenpoint Press. The Unrequited, a literary mystery from Five Star/Cengage, followed in 2013 — the same year Random House released Twerp, a novel for young (and old) readers. Random House released a sequel, Finding the Worm, in 2015, and the essay collection, Right Tool for the Job: A Memoir of Manly Concerns, came out from Liberty Island Press in 2017.
Goldblatt’s book of political commentary, Bumper Sticker Liberalism was published by Broadside/Harpercollins in 2012. He has written hundreds of opinion pieces and book reviews for a combination of the New York Post, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Time, Reason Magazine, Commentary, Ducts Webzine, the New York Observer, The Common Review, USA Today, the Daily News, Newsday, National Review, the Daily Caller and the American Spectator.
His academic articles have appeared in Philosophy Now, the Chronicle of Higher Education, Academic Questions, Sewanee Theological Review, English Renaissance Prose, Issues in Developmental Education 1999, the Encyclopedia of Tudor England and the Dictionary of Literary Biography.
He has been a guest on Inside City Hall on NY1, the Catherine Crier Show on Court TV and done dozens of interviews for print and web journals and radio stations. His judgment and integrity have been called into question by the Village Voice, as well as many commenters on social media.