Eric Sasson

BROOKLYN, NY

Author's Bio

Eric Sasson writes “Ctrl-Alt,” a column on alternative culture for the Wall Street Journal. His short story collection, “Margins of Tolerance,” was published by Livingston Press in May 2012 and his novel “Admissions” is forthcoming from Foxhead Books in 2015. His stories have been nominated for the Robert Olen Butler prize, the Pushcart prize, and one is in Best Gay Stories 2013.Other recent publication credits include pieces in Salon,The New Republic, Connotation Press, BLOOM, Nashville Review and The Puritan, among others. In 2012 he was a Tennessee Williams scholar at the Sewanee Writers Conference. He received his MA in Creative Writing from NYU and has taught fiction writing at the Sackett Street Writers Workshop in Brooklyn, where he was born, and still resides. Www.ericsassonnow.com

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Margins of Tolerance
(Livingston Press, 2012)
Anthologies: 
Best Gay Stories 2013
(Lethe Press, 2014)
Journals: 
Five Points

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
G/L/B/T, Jewish
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, At Risk Youth, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender, Hospital patients, Prisoners, Teachers, Teenagers
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Brooklyn
Raised in: 
Brooklyn, NY
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Last updated: Feb 20, 2015