Mark Chiusano

Photo Credit: Charlotte Alter

Mark Chiusano is the author of The Fabulist: The Lying, Hustling, Grifting, Stealing, and Very American Legend of George Santos and Marine Park, which received an honorable mention for the PEN/Hemingway Award. His work has appeared in outlets such as The New York Times, New York Magazine, Vanity Fair, Time, The Atlantic, Politico, McSweeney's, Guernica, The Drift, and The Paris Review. He was born and raised in Brooklyn, spent some summers playing baseball in Switzerland, worked at Alfred A. Knopf and Vintage Books, wrote a city column for amNewYork, and served as a columnist and editorial board member and sometime podcast maker for Newsday. He teaches at CUNY 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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