Bruce Ducker was raised in New York City and has spent most of his working life practicing corporate law. He has been writing novels since 1975. His eighth novel, Dizzying Heights(shortlisted for the James Thurber Award), was published in the spring of 2008, and his ninth book, Home Pool, a collection of short stories, that fall. He has won the Colorado Book Award (for Lead Us Not Into Penn Station) and was shortlisted for the American Library Best Book Prize, and his novel Marital Assets was nominated for a Pulitzer. His poems and stories appear in leading periodicals including The New Republic, the Yale Review, Southern Review, Hudson Review and Sewanee Review, and Poetry Magazine. He and his wife, Jaren, live in Colorado.
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