Individual Author Record
Name: Mark CostelloPen Name: None Genre: Born: in Decatur, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionCostello was born in Decatur and attended the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign.
Biographical and Professional InformationMark Costello taught at the University of Illinois-Urbana as a creative writing instructor from 1972 - 2002, and served as a visiting writer at many universities and college. He has held the Endowed Chair in Creative Writing at the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa and is a recipient of two grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and of five grants from the Illinois Arts Council. He has served as a visiting writer at many colleges and universities, including Dartmouth College, the University of Chicago, the University of Iowa and Northwestern University.Costello's work has appeared in many literary magazines and anthologies, including The Norton Anthology of Short Fiction, The Norton Anthology of Contemporary Fiction, and Best American Short Stories.
- The Murphy Stories, University of Illinois Press, 1973
- Middle Murphy, University of Illinois Press, 1991
Titles At Your Library
The Murphy Stories (Illinois Short Fiction)
ISBN: 0252003098 University of Illinois Press. 1973
Middle Murphy (Sunsinger Books Illinois Short)
ISBN: 0252063198 University of Illinois Press. 1993