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Marcy Dermansky


Marcy Dermansky

Marcy Dermansky is the author of the critically acclaimed novels THE RED CAR, BAD MARIE and TWINS. Her short fiction has been widely published and anthologized, appearing in McSweeney’s, Guernica, the Indiana Review and Lenny Letter. Her essay “Maybe I Loved You” appeared in the bestselling anthology GOODBYE TO ALL THAT: Writers on Loving and Leaving New YorkShe lives in Montclair, New Jersey, with her daughter, Nina.

Marcy Dermansky

Books by Marcy Dermansky

by Marcy Dermansky - Fiction, Humor

Rachel Klein never meant to kiss her creative writing professor, but with his long eyelashes, his silky hair and the sad, beautiful life he laid bare on Twitter, she does, and the kiss is very nice. Zahid Azzam never planned to become a houseguest in his student's sprawling Connecticut home, but with the sparkling swimming pool, the endless supply of Whole Foods strawberries and Rachel's beautiful mother, he does, and the home is very nice. Becca Klein never thought she'd have a love affair so soon after her divorce, but when her daughter's professor walks into her home, bringing with him an apricot standard poodle named Princess, she does, and the affair is...a very bad idea.

by Marcy Dermansky - Fiction, Literary, Literary Fiction

When Leah’s former boss and mentor, Judy, dies in an accident and leaves Leah with her most prized possession --- a flashy red sports car --- the shock forces Leah to reevaluate her whole life. Returning to San Francisco to claim the mysterious car she blames for Judy’s death, Leah revisits past lives and loves in several sprawling days colored by sex, sorrow, and unexpected delight. Through the voice of Judy, who advises from afar, the surreal nature of grief is made hauntingly evident as Leah is lead toward a new sense of freedom.