The Spider Lady and Other Short Stories and Poetry is a collection of short stories and poetry with some aphorisms and humor that is the first published, literary work of Mark Alberto Yoder Nunez in his own book. This book includes creative non-fiction stories and fiction stories. Mark is not bound by any genre of literature and this work includes stories of childhood, romance, adventure, mystery and horror. Mark is experimental in his non-fiction work and includes a story that is exact reportage of a dream. Marks poetic writings are sentimental, romantic, political and philosophical. In his aphorisms and humor Mark likes to share wisdom and be on the lighter side as well. The best way to describe the uniqueness of this collection of creative writing is to say that Mark likes to explore social commentary and be original and contemporary. This book includes original artwork, illustrations and photography by the author.