Anne de Marcken is a writer and interdisciplinary artist. Winner of The Novel Prize, her debut novel, It Lasts Forever and Then It’s Over, will be published by New Directions (US), Fitzcarraldo Editions (UK) and Giramondo (AU) in March of 2024. She is also author of the lyric novella, The Accident: An Account (Spuyten Duyvil, 2020), and her writing has been featured in Best New American Voices, Ploughshares, Narrative, Entropy, Glimmer Train, Southern Indiana Review, on NPR’s Selected Shorts and elsewhere. She is an Artist Trust Fellow (2017) and recipient of the Howard Frank Mosher Prize for Short Fiction, the Stella Kupferberg Memorial Prize, the Mary C. Mohr Short Fiction Award and the Ploughshares Emerging Writer Award, in addition to numerous jury and audience prizes for her feature film Group (2002). Recent site-specific works include Invisible Ink: Reparations (2017), Invisible Ink: Homeless (2018) and The Redaction Project (2016). Her work across disciplines has garnered grant and fellowship support from the Millay Colony, Jentel Foundation, Centrum, Artist Trust and the Hafer Family Foundation. Anne lives with her spouse, fellow artist M Freeman, on the unceded land of the Coast Salish people in Olympia, WA, where she runs the innovative small press The 3rd Thing.