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Anne de Marcken is a writer and interdisciplinary artist. Her credits include multimedia installations, short and feature-length films, and hybrid fictions and realities of various lengths. Winner of The Novel Prize, her second book It Lasts Forever and Then It’s Over will be published simultaneously by New Directions, Fitzcarraldo Editions and Giramondo 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 experimental feature film Group (2002), notable for its groundbreaking use of video-to-film and streaming technologies, as well as its emergent narrative and queer/feminist subject matter. Recent site-specific works include Invisible Ink (2017) and Invisible Ink: Homeless (2018) two process-based engagements with the peril and privilege of invisibility, and The Redaction Project (2016), an interdisciplinary interrogation of narrative, words and loss. 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 land of the Coast Salish people at the southern tip of the Salish Sea in Olympia, WA, where she runs The 3rd Thing, an independent press dedicated to publishing interdisciplinary, intersectional work.