Constellation of Vital Phenomena (Marra) - Author Bio

Author Bio
Birth—N/A
Where—Washington, D.C., USA
Education—B.A., University of Southern California; M.F.A.,
   Iowa Writers Workshop
Awards—Pushcart Prize; Narrative Prize; Whiting Writers' Award
Currently—lives in Oakland, California


Anthony Marra is an American writer, whose debut novel A Constellation of Vital Phenomena was published in 2013.

Marra attended the Landon School in high school, and he would go on to graduate from the University of Southern California with a BA and the Iowa Writers Workshop with an MFA.  He is 2011-2013 Stegner Fellow at Stanford University.

He has contributed pieces to The Atlantic, Narrative Magazine, and MAKE Magazine.

His short story "Chechnya" won a 2010 Pushcart Prize and the 2010 Narrative Prize. He won a 2012 Whiting Writers' Award. (From Wikipedia. Retrieved 5/31/2013.)




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