Ben Marcus Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Salary, Net Worth, Columbia University

Ben Marcus Biography

Ben Marcus is a renowned American author and professor. At this present moment, he serves as a professor at Columbia University. In addition, he has written four fiction books. Moreover, his stories, essays, and reviews have appeared in several publications such as McSweeney’s, The New York Times, Conjunctions, Time, GQ, Salon, Granta, The New Yorker, Harper’s, and The Paris Review.

Furthermore, Ben serves as the fiction editor at 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 11th October 1967, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. He is 55 years old.

Ben Marcus Height

Ben is 5 feet 9 inches tall (Approx 1.75m).

Ben Marcus Family

Ben was born to his loving mother Jane Marcus and his supportive father Michael Marcus in Chicago, Illinois, in the United States of America. His mother worked as a pioneering feminist literary scholar. She 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. Moreover, Ben has two siblings named Jason Marcus and Lisa Marcus. Lisa serves as a professor of English at Pacific Lutheran University.

Ben Marcus Wife

He is a married man. Ben is blissfully hitched to his appealing wife called Heidi Suzanne Julavits, a 54-year-old outstanding American author who was born in Portland, Maine, United States on 20th April 1969.

Heidi worked for The Believer magazine as a founding editor. Additionally, he 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 alongside their two appealing children named Solomon, and Delia.

Ben Marcus Education

After completing her high school education, Ben enrolled at New York University where he attained graduated his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology. Additionally, he graduated with a Master of Fine Arts Degree from Brown University.

Ben Marcus Salary

He earns a remarkable salary of $89,749 annually. This is according to Columbia University professors’ salaries.

Ben Marcus Net Worth

Ben Marcus has managed to stockpile good affluence in his career over the years and has an estimated Ben’s net worth of $5 million.

Ben Marcus Career

As of now, Ben serves as the editor at The Anchor Book of New American Short Stories. Moreover, he also serves as the fiction editor at The American Reader. Furthermore, Ben also serves as a professor at Columbia University School of the Arts.

In addition, he worked for several years as the fiction editor of Fence. 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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