|Born||Mark Jude Poirier
Tucson, Arizona, United States
|Occupation||Novelist, short story writer, screenwriter|
|Education||The University of Iowa|
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
- "Mark Poirier, Briggs-Copeland Lecturer on English". Harvard College. Retrieved April 30, 2017.
- 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.
- Scott, A. O. (2008-04-11). "A Disagreeable Academic, and a Tonic Named Sarah Jessica Parker". The New York Times. Retrieved 2010-05-23.