MALLON, Thomas. American, b. 1951. Genres: Novels, Literary criticism and history. Career: Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, assistant professor, 1979-85, associate professor of English, 1985-89, lecturer in English, 1989-91; Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, teaching fellow in English and expository writing, 1974-78; Texas Tech University, Lubbock, visiting assistant professor of English, 1978-79; St. Edmund's House, Cambridge, visiting scholar, 1982-83; Gentlemen's Quarterly, literary editor, 1991-95, writerat-large, 1995-2000. Rockefeller Fellow and Scholar-in-Residence, Poetry Center of the 92nd St. Y, NYC, 1986-87; Guggenheim Fellow, 2000-01. Publications: NOVELS: Art and Sciences: A Seventies Seduction, 1988; Aurora 7, 1991; Henry and Clara, 1994; Dewey Defeats Truman, 1997; Two Moons, 2000. OTHER: Edmund Blunden (literary criticism), 1983; A Book of One's Own: People and Their Diaries, 1984; Stolen Words: Forays into the Origins and Ravages of Plagiarism, 1989; Rockets and Rodeos (essays), 1993; In Fact: Essays on Writers and Writing, 2001; Mrs. Paine's Garage and the Murder of John F. Kennedy (history), 2002.