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Wallace Markfield

Born: Aug 12, 1926

Death: May 24, 2002

Birthplace: Brooklyn

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Wallace Markfield

Date of Birth : Aug 12, 1926
Date of Death : May 24, 2002
Birth Place : Brooklyn

Wallace Markfield was an American comic novelist best known for his first novel, To an Early Grave, about four men who spend the day driving across Brooklyn to their friend's funeral. He is also known for Teitlebaum's Window, a comic novel about a Jewish boy growing up in Brooklyn in the 1930s and 1940s. Markfield was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1965 after the publication of To an Early Grave.


  • Writer
  • Novelist

Awards Won

  • Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada
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