Mark McGurl

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Mark McGurl
Occupation Professor
Nationality United States
Genres American literature
Notable work(s) The Program Era: Postwar Fiction and the Rise of Creative Writing

Mark McGurl is an American literary critic specializing in 20th-century American literature.[1] He is currently a Professor of English at Stanford University.

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McGurl received his B.A. from Harvard University and Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Johns Hopkins University. He has also worked as a journalist for The New York Times and The New York Review of Books. In 2011, McGurl received the Truman Capote Award for Literary Criticism for The Program Era: Postwar Fiction and the Rise of Creative Writing.[2]

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