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Ben Marcus Reads at Seton Hall University
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Ben MarcusAcclaimed novelist and short story writer Ben Marcus will read as part of the Poetry-in-the-Round reading series Tuesday, October 23 at 7 p.m. in the Faculty Lounge of the University Center. This event is free and open to the public.

Ben Marcus is the author of three books of fiction: Notable American Women, The Father Costume, and The Flame Alphabet, which was recently published by Knopf. His stories, essays, and reviews have appeared in Harper’s, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, The Believer, The New York Times, Salon, McSweeney’s, Conjunctions, and Tin House. He is the editor of The Anchor Book of New American Short Stories, and was recently appointed as the fiction editor of The American Reader. He is a 2009 recipient of a grant for Innovative Literature from the Creative Capital Foundation. In 2008 he received the Morton Dauwen Zabel Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and he has also received a Whiting Writers Award, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in fiction, three Pushcart Prizes, and a fiction fellowship from the Howard Foundation of Brown University, where he taught for several years before joining the faculty at Columbia University’s School of the Arts.

For more information please contact:
Nathan Oates
(347) 351-8828


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