Marcus Lopés is the author of The Flowers Need Watering, now available on Amazon, and a writer living an extraordinary life. His willingness to question everything he thought he knew about life set him on a creative journey as a novelist, essayist, poet and painter. Since the publication of his first essay, "On Being Black," in Other Voices Magazine in 2003, his writings have appeared in national and international literary magazines, both in print and online. His first novel, Freestyle Love, was published in 2011 by Lazy Day Publishing.
Marcus spent his youth in Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia, but currently lives in Toronto, Ontario.