2015 Ben Marcus

Ben Marcus

Kestnbaum Writer-in-Residence 2014-2015

Ben Marcus is the author of several books, including The Flame Alphabet and The Age of Wire and String. His most recent book is Leaving the Sea, a collection of short stories. He has published fiction in Harper'sThe New YorkerThe Paris ReviewGrantaMcSweeney'sConjunctions, and Tin House. He is editor of The Anchor Book of New American Short Stories. He has received 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.

In residence the week of April 20, 2015