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Kaufman Marc

NameKaufman Marc
AffiliationSophia University
SectionFaculty of Foreign Studies, Department of English Studies
Job titleAssociate Professor
Degree英文学学士(ビンガムトン大学), 美術学修士(サラローレンス大学)
J-Global ID201301060600272709


Currently at work researching and writing a novel set in the world of rare stamps.
Currently working on book of connected stories set in a former resort town on the cusp of change after the state government approves the construction of a large casino and hotel, in the hopes of bringing life back to the area. These stories also explore Jewish immigration to the United Stated from Eastern Europe in the early 1900s.

Research Interests

Creative Writing, Short Fiction, Novel Writing, Contemporary Fiction, Rare Stamps, Jewish Diaspora

Research Areas

  • Humanities & social sciences / Literature - British/English-languag / 


Narrative Magazine   Stories of the Week: 2018-2019    Jan 2019   [Refereed]
After a series of personal and professional failures, a career movie extra devises ways to attract more camera attention right before he is set to film a large scale battle scene.
Marc Kaufman   
Isthmus Review      Oct 2017   [Refereed]
Marc Kaufman   
Silk Road Review   (18) 10-26   Oct 2017   [Refereed]
Marc Kaufman   
The Font: A Literary Journal For Language Teachers      May 2017   [Refereed]
Marc Kaufman   
F(r)iction Online      Mar 2017   [Refereed]


Kaufman, Marc   
TYO Magazine   (3)    Jun 2013   [Invited]
Mina is a young woman in her twenties who has just returned to Tokyo after a year of living in London. After being forsaken by her married love, she decided to go home with an American man she's known for only a short period of time. When the fact...
Kaufman, Marc   
Narrative Magazine   (Stories of the Week: 2011–2012)    Apr 2012   [Refereed]
Narrated against the backdrop of mundane trips to the supermarket, the ever-shifting landscape of news information, life in Tokyo is chronicled from the end of the first difficult summer up through the one-year anniversary of the devastating quake...

Books and Other Publications

Kaufman Marc(Part:Joint author)
Suken Publishing   2018   (ISBN:9784410385032)   
Kaufman Marc(Part:Joint author)
Suken Publishing   2018   (ISBN:9784410385070)   


Marc Kaufman   
Tokyo International Literary Festival   2 Mar 2016   Nippon Foundation   
An excerpt from a short story about an exiled Japanese media figure who moves to New York to take a temporary position at a public television station.

Professional Memberships

Pen America
Authors Guild (USA)
Society of Writers, Editors, and Translators
The Japan Association For Language Teaching
Association of Writers and Writing Programs


Dec 2010 - Dec 2010
Finalist Narrative Magazine Fall Story Competition
Narrative Magazine. 23 December 2010. Web.
Kaufman, Marc. “The Logic of New Cities. Novel Excerpt.”
Dec 2010 - Dec 2010
Mar 2009 - Mar 2009
Finalist Glimmer Train Magazine Family Matters Competition
Glimmer Train Magazine. 22 March 2009. Print.
Kaufman, Marc. “The Mountain Dog. Novel Excerpt.”
Mar 2009 - Mar 2009