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Ben Marcus

Ben Marcus is the author of four books of fiction-- The Age of Wire and String , Notable American Women , The Flame Alphabet , and Leaving the Sea --and the editor of two short story anthologies: The Anchor Book of New American Short Stories and New American Stories . His fiction has appeared in Bomb , Granta , Harper's Magazine , McSweeney's , The New Yorker , The Paris Review , and The Virginia Quarterly Review . Among his awards are a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Berlin Prize, a Whiting Award,...See more