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Mark Kramer

Lecturer II
CL 1502


Mark Kramer’s narrative nonfiction has appeared in Creative NonfictionAnthony Bourdain’s Explore Parts Unknown, PublicSourceThe Pittsburgh Post-GazetteThe Truth About the FactPrismgeez, and Vox Populi, and with the Religion News Service, among others. He’s the author of one book, Dispossessed: Life in Our World’s Urban Slums (Orbis Books), a collection of narratives from informal urban communities around the world. Of late he’s been writing on urban nature, empathy, race, economic development, and various social justice issues. In addition to creative nonfiction, Mark teaches courses in service learning and civic engagement. 

Mark studied fiction as an undergrad, journalism while earning a master’s degree at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, and creative nonfiction while completing an MFA here at Pitt.

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