Marc Nieson, MFA

Marc Nieson
412-441-3273
Lindsay - 3rd floor

Hometown:  Brooklyn, NY
Joined Chatham:  2004

ACADEMIC AREAS OF INTEREST

Fiction, CNF, Screenwriting

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BIOGRAPHY

Dr. DeLong joined the faculty of the Department of Business and Entrepreneurship at Chatham University in 2006. She teaches a variety of marketing courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Prior to Chatham, Dr. DeLong was a Clinical Professor of Marketing in the A.B Freeman School of Business at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA. Prior ot Tulane, Dr. DeLong worked as a marketing research and business analytics professional in a number of organizations including Entergy Corporation (electric and gas utility), Bozell Worldwide (advertising and public relations agency), and Goodman Consulting (custom research and business consulting services). Dr. DeLong is an active member of the Pittsburgh chapter of the American Marketing Association, as well as the faculty advisor of Chatham's Marketing Club. Dr. DeLong's primary research interest is corporate social responsibility, specifically sustainable business practices and green marketing and branding strategy. Secondary interests include global aspects of information literacy pedagogy.

EDUCATION
  • MFA University of Iowa Writers' Workshop, 1994
  • BFA New York University — Institute of Film and Television, 1985.
  • AS SUNY at Farmingdale — Business Administration, 1980
AWARDS 
  • 2018/2017/2015 Chatham Research & Sabbaticals Committee Awards
  • 2014 Press 53 Award for Short Fiction Collection — Finalist
  • 2013 Notable Essay in Best American Essays 2012
  • 2013 Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction — Semi-Finalist
  • 2012 Literal Latte Fiction Award — 1st Place Winner
  • 2011 Pushcart Prize Nominee (nonfiction)
  • 2011 Wordstock Ten 2011 Short Fiction Contest — Runner Up
  • 2010 Chautauqua 2010 Nonfiction Contest, Runner up
  • 2008• Pushcart Prize & Million Writers Award Nominee
  • 2008• Grand Prize, Raymond Carver Short Story Award
  • 2006• Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Arts — Writing Residency
  • 2004• Blacklock Nature Sanctuary — Writing Residency
  • 2003• University of Minnesota — Outstanding Teacher Award - English Department
  • 2003 • Willard R. Espy Literary Foundation — Writing Residency
  • 2002• Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Fellowship
  • 2002 • Centrum — Writing Residency
  • 2001• Blacklock Nature Sanctuary — Writing Residency
  • 2000• SASE/Jerome Fellowship
  • 1999• McKnight Artist Fellowship in Creative Prose
  • 1999 • Loft Faculty Award — Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Arts, Writing Residency
  • 1998• Jerome Foundation Literature Travel and Study Grant (Mexico, Belize, Costa Rica)
  • 1998• Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Fellowship
  • 1995• MUCIA Travel Grant (Haiti, guest speaker at Colloque International sur La Littérature)
  • 1993• University of Iowa — Teaching Assistantship in English Literature
ORGANIZATIONS
  • AWP
  • ASLE
ACHIEVEMENTS
  • Varied & Sundry
PUBLICATIONS
 PRESENTATIONS
  • 2015 — AWP, Mpls MN, "Teaching in Prisons/Prisons in Teaching"
  • 2014 — Writers Connect Conference, Pgh, PA “Place as Character in Novels and Short Stories”
  • 2014 — Education Justice Project Symposium, Univ. Illinois “Writing in Prisons, Prisons in Writing”
  • 2014 — Educational Justice/Appalachian Prisons Symposium, Univ.W.Va “Words Without Walls Panel”
  • 2013 — Hands On Literary Festival, New Orleans, LA, "Writing the Mask: Gendered Personas"
  • 2011 — AWP, Wash DC, "Collaboration: Love it or Leave it"
  • 2011 — Iowa Summer Writing Festival, IA, "In the 'I' of the Storm"
  • 2010 — Iowa Summer Writing Festival, IA, "The Writing Lobby: Politics, Prose, & Poetry"
  • 2008 — AWP NYC, "Memoir and Tightrope of True-ish-isms"
  • 2006 — 412 Creative Nonfiction Conf., Pgh, PA, "Publishing in Literary Magazines"
  • 2005 — Chatham Univ. "Translating Across Borders : Indian Dialogues"
  • 2003 — Hamline University, MN “On Memory and Memoir”
  • 1997 — Minnesota Museum of American Art, StPaul "Language and Landscape"
  • 1996 — The Loft, MN, "Publishing: From the Other Side of the Desk"
  • 1995 — Colloque International sur La Littérature, Port-au-Prince, HAITI, "On Creative Nonfiction"
  • 1994 — Univ. of Iowa, IA, "Writing Within & Without Gender"