|Born||Mark Jude Poirier
|Occupation||Novelist, Short Story Writer, Screenwriter|
Modern Ranch Living
He served as the editor of the book The Worst Years of Your Life: Stories for the Geeked-Out, Angst-Ridden, Lust-Addled, and Deeply Misunderstood Adolescent in All of Us, including short pieces by George Saunders, Jennifer Egan, A. M. Homes and Nathan Englander.
He is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University, Georgetown University, and Stanford University. He taught at Bennington College and Columbia University. He is currently teaching screenwriting at Harvard University.
Short Story Collections
- Scott, A. O. (2008-04-11). "A Disagreeable Academic, and a Tonic Named Sarah Jessica Parker". The New York Times. Retrieved 2010-05-23.
- Rafferty, Terrence (April 7, 2008). "Mark Jude Poirier's movie 'Smart People' is, like his stories, quiet and telling". International Herald Tribune. Retrieved 2008-04-12.