MARCUS, Ben. American, b. 1967. Genres: Adult non-fiction, Novellas/Short stories. Career: Writer. Conjunctions (literary journal), former senior editor; has taught writing in New York, Rhode Island, Virginia, and Texas; Brown University, Providence, RI, lecturer in creative writing. Publications: The Age of Wire and String (short stories), 1995. Author of short stories published in periodicals. Contributor of book reviews to periodicals. Address: c/o Alfred A. Knopf, 201 East 50th St., New York, NY 10022, U.S.A.