Anthony Marra

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Anthony Marra
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Anthony Marra is an American fiction writer.

Life[edit]

Anthony Marra attended high school at the Landon School, and graduated from the University of Southern California with a BA, and the Iowa Writers Workshop with an MFA.[1] In 2009, he attended the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop.[2]

He is 2011–2013 Stegner Fellow at Stanford University.[3]

He has contributed pieces to The Atlantic,[4] Narrative Magazine,[5] and MAKE Magazine.[6]

In 2010, his short story "Chechnya" won a 2010 Pushcart Prize and the 2010 Narrative Prize. He won a 2012 Whiting Writers' Award.[7]

His debut novel, A Constellation of Vital Phenomena, was published in May 2013 by Hogarth, and later longlisted for the National Book Award.[citation needed] The novel received the inaugural John Leonard Prize given by the National Book Critics Circle for a first book.[8][9]

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