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Benjamin Anastas

Cris Beam

Priscilla Becker

Alexander Chee

Stacey D'Erasmo

Joseph Fasano

Emily Fragos

Ru Freeman

James Hannaham

Margo Jefferson

Heidi Julavits

Sheila Kohler

Dorothea Lasky

Sam Lipsyte

Ben Marcus

Mark Rozzo

Brian-Seibert

Rachel Sherman

Justin Taylor

Justin Torres

Alan Ziegler

BEN marcus

Professor

Ben Marcus’ most recent book is The Flame Alphabet. He is also the author of Notable American Women and The Age of Wire and String. His new book, Leaving the Sea, will be published by Knopf in January of 2014. His writing has appeared inHarper's, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Granta, The Believer, The New York Times, McSweeney's, Time, Conjunctions, and Tin House. He is the editor of The Anchor Book of New American Short Stories, and the fiction editor of The American Reader. He isthe recipient of a Whiting Writers Award, a Creative Capital Award, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in fiction, a literature award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and three Pushcart Prizes. He is a 2013 Guggenheim Fellow, and in the fall of 2013 he will be a Berlin Prize Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin.