Mark Silcox was born and raised just outside of Toronto, Canada. He has previously worked as a security guard, a short order cook, and a freelance writer in the video game industry. His writing is featured in the n64 game Aidyn Chronicles: The First Mage as well as the indie games Dragonlord and The Cave of Morpheus. He currently lives in Edmond, Oklahoma, where he serves as Chair of the Department of Humanities and Philosophy at the University of Central Oklahoma. He is the author of A Defense of Simulated Experience: New Noble Lies (2019), editor of Experience Machines: The Philosophy of Virtual Worlds (2017), co-author of Philosophy through Video Games (with Jon Cogburn, 2008) and co-editor of Dungeons & Dragons and Philosophy: Raiding The Temple of Wisdom (with Jon Cogburn, 2012). His SF novel The Face on the Mountain was published by Incandescent Phoenix Press in 2015.
His work in Fterota Logia: A Lot of Woe