Eric Sasson

Fiction Writer


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.

Publications & Prizes

Best Gay Stories 2013 (Lethe Press, 2014)
Margins of Tolerance (Livingston Press, 2012)

More Information

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LGBTQ, Jewish
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, At Risk Youth, LGBTQ, Illness/Wellness, Incarcerated individuals, Teachers, Teenagers
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Brooklyn, NY
New York
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Last update: Feb 20, 2015