Visiting Hurst Professor Ben Marcus lectures on the craft of fiction

  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 • 8:00 pm
  • Hurst Lounge, Duncker Hall 201
November 14, 2017 – 8:00pm
Hurst Lounge, Duncker Hall 201

Visiting Hurst Professor Ben Marcus is the author of The Flame Alphabet, Notable American Women, The Father Costume, and The Age of Wire and String. His most recent book is a collection short stories, Leaving the Sea, published by Knopf in January, 2014. His short stories have appeared in Harper’s, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Electric Literature, Granta, The Believer, McSweeney’s, Conjunctions, and Tin House. He is editor of The Anchor Book of New American Short Stories and New American Stories. Among his awards are a Guggenheim Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in fiction, three Pushcart Prizes, the Berlin Prize, and awards from Creative Capital and The American Academy of Arts and Letters. Since 2000 he has been on the faculty at Columbia University.

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