Pen Name: None
Genres: Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry
Born: 1933 in Chicago IL
Marcus was educated at Chicago Public Schools. He has a B.A. from Northwestern University. His first job was at WBBM where he wrote "The Gold Coast Show". Over the course of thirty years, he worked as a copywriter and creative director in Chicago advertising agencies including Leo Burnett, Needham Harper and Steers and McCann Erickson.
Biographical and Professional Information
Marcus wrote documentaries about music for CBS radio network and for syndication. His essays have been published in Chicago Tribune Magazine, Gent, Status and Minneapolis/St.Paul Magazine.
Marcus has taught continuing education writing workshops at New Trier and copywriting at Columbia College Chicago. In 1968, he wrote the international best selling book, Yiddish for Yankees or Funny, You Don't Look Gentile. In 1971, Doubleday & Co. published his book The Power of Yiddish Thinking.
Yiddish for Yankees or Funny, You Don't Look Gentile , J. B. Lippincott, 1968
The Power of Yiddish Thinking, DoubleDay, 1971
Troika V, File Under Melancholy, Thorntree Press., 1994
Hollywood Park, 1stbooks, 2002
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
Release Date: 1994
Hollywood Park: A Novel
Release Date: 2002-11-21
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)
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