Photo Credit: Charlotte Helen Alter
Mark Chiusano is the author of Marine Park, which received an honorable mention for the PEN/Hemingway Award. His work has appeared in outlets such as McSweeney's, Zyzzyva, Guernica, The Drift, Harvard Review, Tin House, NPR, The Atlantic, and The Paris Review. He was born and raised in Brooklyn, spent some summers playing baseball in Switzerland, among other places sometimes more exotic than the Parade Grounds, worked at Alfred A. Knopf and Vintage Books, wrote a city column for amNewYork, and is now a columnist and editorial board member and sometime podcast maker for Newsday. He teaches at City Tech and is a co-editor of the fiction substack Works Progress. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, journalist and writer Charlotte Alter.
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