Bad Marie was a Barnes and Noble Fall Discover Great New Writers pick. Time Magazine pronounced Bad Marie “irresistible.” “Deliciously wicked,” proclaimed Slate. “Bad-ass,” said Esquire Magazine, naming Bad Marie one of the top novels of 2010.
Marcy’s first novel Twins (2005) was a New York Times Editors Choice Pick: “A brainy, emotionally sophisticated bildungsroman-for-two.” Years later, readers continue to write to Marcy about the ending, wanting to know if Chloe made the basket.
Marcy’s short fiction has been published widely in literal journals and anthologies, including Salon.com, FiveChapters, McSweeney’s, Indiana Review, MississippiReview and Fifty-TwoStories. A former MacDowell fellow, Marcy is the winner of the Smallmouth Press Andre Dubus Novella Award and Story Magazine’s Carson McCullers short story prize. Her stories have been anthologized in Forgotten Borough: Writers Come to Terms with Queens and Love Stories: A Literary Companion to Tennis.
She serves as a board member of the online literary communityFictionaut and is a film critic for About.com. She offers editing services to a select clientele. Marcy lives with her husband, writer JürgenFauth, and their daughter Nina. You can follow her on Twitter at @mdermansky.