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David Marusek

Born: Jan 21, 1951

Birthplace: Buffalo

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

David Marusek

Date of Birth : Jan 21, 1951
Birth Place : Buffalo

David Marusek is an American author. Marusek worked as a graphic designer for about twenty years and for eleven years he also taught graphic design at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. He became serious about a writing career around 1986; success began soon after he attended Clarion West in 1992. His third published story, "We Were Out of Our Minds with Joy," garnered attention. In 1999 his novella "The Wedding Album" won the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award and was nominated for the Nebula Award for Best Novella. His first novel, Counting Heads, was published by Tor Books in 2005, and was the subject of Dave Itzkoff's debut "Across the Universe" column in the March 5, 2006 New York Times. A second novel titled Mind Over Ship was released by Tor Books on January 20, 2009. A short story collection, Getting to Know You, was published by Subterranean Press in 2007 and was reprinted by Del Rey Books in 2008.


  • Writer

Awards Won

  • Endeavour Award
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