Eric Sasson received his M.A. in Creative Writing from New York University. In the past few years he's received scholarships from and attended the Aspen, Sewanee, Key West, Squaw Valley and Southampton writers' conferences, as well as the Summer Literary Seminar in St. Petersburg, Russia, for which he was a competition finalist. His story "Floating" was named a finalist for the Robert Olen Butler prize. Other stories have appeared in The Nashville Review, BLOOM, The Puritan, Liquid Imagination, Alligator Juniper, Trans, The Ledge, MARY magazine and The 2nd Hand. He's honored to have been awarded a 2010 residency fellowship to the Anderson Center in Minnesota, where he completed an edit of his first novel. He lives in Brooklyn, N.Y. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
Sasson writes the global experiences of American gay men with skill, and more importantly, humanity. Read morePublished on February 26, 2013 by Anonymous
At once savage, cold, tender and a myriad of mixed emotions, Mr. Sasson's "Margins of Tolerance" is a collection that deserves recognition. Read morePublished on January 15, 2013 by Marcos Namit
I think Eric Sasson is breaking new ground. His unapologetic, seemingly uncensored, and yet tender-hearted delivery will help to make the GLBT section of the bookstore more... Read morePublished on September 4, 2012 by Ray
Entertaining, funny, sweet and sweaty! This collection of short stories is a page turner... a perfect read for the subway, on the beach or your next plane ride. Read morePublished on July 9, 2012 by liz tenenbaum
There's a lot going on here, most of it good. Sympathy, neurosis, humor, and culture clash come together with an appealing untidiness. Read morePublished on June 7, 2012 by aharon levy