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Ben Marcus

Born: Oct 11, 1967

Birthplace: Chicago

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Ben Marcus

Date of Birth : Oct 11, 1967
Birth Place : Chicago

Ben Marcus is the author of four books of fiction. His latest book, Leaving the Sea: Stories, was published by Alfred A. Knopf in January 2014. His stories, essays, and reviews have appeared in publications including Harper's, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Granta, The New York Times, GQ, Salon, McSweeney's, Time, and Conjunctions. He is also the fiction editor of The American Reader.


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  • Jane Marcus

Awards Won

  • Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada
  • Whiting Writers'' Award
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