Brian Morton (American writer)

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Brian Morton (born 1955) is an American author, born in New York City. He graduated from Sarah Lawrence College. He has worked for Dissent, where he became executive editor in 1995. He currently teaches at Sarah Lawrence College, New York University and The Bennington Writing Seminars. Morton grew up in Teaneck, New Jersey.[1]

Morton's 1998 novel Starting Out in the Evening was adapted into the 2007 film of the same name.[2] His 2006 novel Breakable You was adapted into the 2017 film of the same name.[3]





  1. ^ Voreacos, David. "AUTHOR COMES OF AGE -- FIRST BOOK IS A NOVEL EXPERIENCE", The Record (Bergen County), November 27, 1991. Accessed September 12, 2007.
  2. ^ Scott, A. O. "Starting Out in the Evening (2007)", The New York Times, November 23, 2007. Accessed May 4, 2008. "A crepuscular glow suffuses “Starting Out in the Evening,” Andrew Wagner’s intelligent, careful adaptation of a near-perfect novel by Brian Morton."
  3. ^ Greene, Ray (14 January 2017). "'Breakable You' Palm Springs Review: Bright Ensemble Elevates Neurotic Comedy". TheWrap. Retrieved 27 December 2017. 

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