Professor Ben Markovits

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Benjamin Markovits, BA (Yale), MPhil (Oxford) has published six novels, The Syme Papers (Faber, 2004), Either Side of Winter (Faber, 2005), Imposture (Faber, 2007), A Quiet Adjustment (Faber, 2008), Playing Days (Faber, 2010) and Childish Loves (Faber, 2011). Imposture, A Quiet Adjustment and Childish Loves make up a trilogy of novels about Lord Byron. He was awarded a fellowship to the Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Studies in 2009, and won a Pushcart Prize for his short story 'Another, Sad, Bizarre Chapter in Human History'. He has published essays, stories, poetry and reviews on subjects ranging from the Romantics to American sports in The Guardian, Granta, The Paris Review, and The New York Times, among other publications.

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