Mark Giglio is a writer and artist living in San Diego County, California. His education in creative writing and lifelong interest in history bring him to writing the "Alchemist Gift" book series today. From a long line of artists and craftsmen, he has the vocation of Furniture Maker and is the creator of the Alchemist Series of Art Furniture. On a suggestion he merged his love of writing, history and art into the "Alchemist Gift" book series, the first of which "Alchemist Gift" is scheduled for release in May 2014. A new collection of short stories “Triptych Series”, Vol. 1 available on Amazon, Vol. 2 soon to be released, fits into the Social Science Fiction genre. The collection of writings includes a screen play for Alchemist Gift and a new novel "Curious Journey" in the works as the second book in the series available unedited at www.alchemistgift.com.