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Mark Athitakis, NBCC Deputy Online

Online Committee
Freelance critic
21 S. Rita Lane
Chandler, AZ 85226
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Mark Athitakis is journalist and critic whose work has appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Virginia Quarterly Review, Humanities, and numerous other publications. He is the author of The New Midwest (Belt Publishing), a critical survey of contemporary fiction from the region. He lives in Phoenix. His current term on the board ends in 2020.

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