American Book Review


DATE: Thursday  4/7/2016

TIME: Noon to 1:00 p.m.

PLACE: University of Houston-Victoria, Alcorn Auditorium (UW 204)

Ben Marcus

SPEAKER: Ben  Marcus
Ben Marcus is the author of several books, including The Flame Alphabet, a novel, and Leaving the Sea, a collection of stories. His fiction has appeared in Harper’s, Granta, Tin House, and The New Yorker. He is the editor of New American Stories, an anthology of short fiction. Among his awards are the Berlin Prize and a Guggenheim fellowship. He lives in New York, where he is on the faculty at Columbia University.



Notable American Women (2002)

The Flame Alphabet (2012)

The Age of Wire and String (1995), short stories

Leaving the Sea (2014), short stories

Other works

The Father Costume (2002), novella with art by Matthew Ritchie

The Anchor Book of New American Short Stories (2004), editor

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