Ben Marcus Biography
Ben Marcus is a famous American author and professor. He currently serves as a professor at Columbia University. In addition, he has written four books of fiction. Additionally, his stories, essays, and reviews have appeared in numerous publications including McSweeney’s, The New York Times, Conjunctions, Time, GQ, Salon, Granta, The New Yorker, Harper’s, and The Paris Review.
Additionally, Ben serves as fiction editor for The American Reader. His latest book, Notes From The Fog: Stories was published in August 2018 by Alfred A. Knopf.
Ben Marcus Age
Ben Marcus was born on October 11, 1967 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. He is 55 years old.
Ben Marcus Height
Ben is 5 feet 9 inches tall (about 1.75 meters).
Ben Marcus Family
Ben was born to his loving mother Jane Marcus and his supportive father Michael Marcus in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. His mother worked as a pioneering feminist philologist. He was born in 1935 and passed away in 2015.
Michael serves as a professor in the Department of Mathematics at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York. In addition, Ben has two siblings named Jason Marcus and Lisa Marcus. Lisa serves as a professor of English at Pacific Lutheran University.
Husband Ben Marcus
He is a married man. Ben is happily married to his attractive wife named Heidi Suzanne Julavits, a 54-year-old outstanding American writer born in Portland, Maine, United States on April 20, 1969.
Heidi worked for The Believer magazine as a founding editor. Additionally, it has been published in The Best Creative Nonfiction Vol. 2, McSweeney’s Quarterly, Story, Zoetrope All-Story, Culture+Travel and Esquire. The two lovebirds live together in Maine and Manhattan along with their two adorable children named Solomonand Delia.
Ben Marcus Education
After graduating from high school, Ben enrolled at New York University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. In addition, he graduated with a Master of Fine Arts from Brown University.
Ben Marcus Salary
He earns a remarkable salary of $89,749 per year. This comes from the salaries of Columbia University professors.
Ben Marcus Net Worth
Ben Marcus has managed to accumulate good wealth in his career over the years and has an estimated net worth of Ben 5 million dollars.
Career Ben Marcus
Ben currently serves as editor of The Anchor Book of New American Short Stories. In addition, he also serves as fiction editor at The American Reader. In addition, Ben also serves as a faculty member at Columbia University’s School of the Arts.
In addition, he worked for several years as Fence’s fiction editor. Ben’s influences include Padgett Powell, George Saunders, Kōbō Abe, Gary Lutz, David Ohle, Thomas Bernhard, Virginia Woolf, Flannery O’Connor, Donald Barthelme, Richard Yates, Franz Kafka as well as John Maxwell Coetzee.
Ben Marcus Books
- New American Stories (July 2015)
- Notable American Women (December 2007)
- The Flame Alphabet (January 2012)
- Catapult: Stories (September 2017)
- Watching Mysteries With My Mother (May 2012)
- The Anchor Book of New American Short Stories (December 2007)
- The Age of Wire and String (May 2013)
- Leaving the Sea (January 2014)
- Notes from the Fog (August 2018)
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