July 11, 2019
My essay How General Hospital Inspired My New Novel is published in Lithub

July 7, 2019
VERY NICE receives a rave review in Oprah Magazine.

June 25, 2019
Amazing review today. “I won’t spoil the book’s conclusion… because I’m in awe of it”. — Rumaan Alam, The Washington Pos

May 27
VERY NICE called “darkly funny” and “uproarious” in Entertainment Weekly Summer Books Preview.

May 26, 2019
50 New Books Of Summer 2019 To Read By The Pool, In The Park, And On The Beach! VERY NICE in Bustle Summer Round Up.

May 25, 2019
VERY NICE in the June Issue of Cosmopolitan.

May 21, 2019
““[A] sardonic skewering of self-aggrandizing MFA programs, investment banking, and ‘nice’ wealthy suburbs that tend to have seedy secrets bubbling right underneath their shiny veneers.” Thrillist 

May 12, 2019
Published in a pretty box. “Sly, deceptively simple and thoroughly seductive... Bouncing between points of view, Dermansky confines herself to snappy, brisk paragraphs and short sentences, with much of the psychic action between the lines. Her sharp satire spares none of the characters and teeters brilliantly on the edge of comedy and tragedy.”
 —Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)

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April 1, 2019
I received my first review of Very Nice from Kirkus. Here is the take-away quote. “A hell of a lot of stylish fun.”

November 1, 2018
I am interviewed for Bayou Magazine — and give advice on writing. Sex scenes. First sentences. How to tackle not know what to write next. I will be judging their fiction contest in the new year.

March 22, 2018
The sale of my new novel Very Nice was announced in Publishers Marketplace! Look for it in bookstores in the summer of 2019.


March 15, 2018
Roxane Gay was asked what books she would take with her to a desert island. It is official. Bad Marie is one of her top ten favorite books. 

December 22, 2017
My short story "Paris With Mandy" was published in Joyland Magazine. 

August 29, 2017
A new short story in Lenny Letter's Summer Fiction Issue!  “Very Nice” tells the story of a careful flirtation between a Pakistani professor and his American student.

Leah Pipes Meltzer

Leah Pipes Meltzer

April 9. 2017
Bustle Magazine calls The Red Car "surreal and sparkling." How fun to appear in this eclectic list with so many good books including one of Marcy's childhood favorites Anne of Green Gables. 


March 20, 2017
The Red Car is included this Huffington Post list of 23 Recent Books By Women You Should Read ASAP



February 22, 2017
I have new short story "Gertie and Doris" in the online lit journal People Holding.


February 16, 2017.
Book clubs. Suddenly I am doing a lot of them. Last week, I participated in a club organized by a college almumi. Later this February, I will be joining Porochista Khakpour at The Wing in NYC.

And on Tuesday, March 14, the Pen Parentis book club will be discussing The Red Car. Click here to sign up. 

Here I am reading from The Red Car at a book club in Wayne, New Jersey.

Here I am reading from The Red Car at a book club in Wayne, New Jersey.



January 30, 2017
Marcy is interview on Aspen Public Radio for their First Draft Series.


January 20, 2017:
Marcy's essay "Painting Flowers" appears in the Paris Review.

January 13, 2017
Michele Filgate's profile of Marcy appears in the Barnes & Noble Review

December 16, 2016
The Red Car makes Flavorwires "The Year in Books: The 15 Best Books of 2016"

December 7, 2016
Signature names The Red Car one of "10 Overlooked Books of 2016."


December 5, 2016
Marcy's Essay "For Writers Who Are Also The Mothers of Small Children" appears on LitHub.


December 4, 2016
Marcy talked with Ailsa Chang at NPR about The Red Car on the Weekend Edition


November 29, 2016
The Red Car is included in Buzzfeed's 24 Best Fiction Books of 2016


November 18, 2016
Rave review in The LA Times (even if it is short.)


November 18, 2016
An interview in the Los Angeles Review of Books

November 1, 2016
Marcy does a the Lit Up Podcast with best-selling author Megan Abbott, questioned live at Soho House with Angie Leatherwood.

October 25, 2016
An excerpt of The Red Car appears in Longreads


October 24, 2016
John Warner writes about The Red Car in The Chicago Tribune.


October 21, 2016
Daniel Handler reviews The Red Car in The New York Times

October 14, 2016
Marcy is profiled in Kirkus review.

Marcy's Short Story "Fat Piglet" appears in Vol. 1 Brooklyn.


October 12, 2016
Marcy is interviewed in Interview Magazine. 

October 12, 2016
Marcy Dermansky's essay Marcy Blanche Murakami: American Novelist appeared on Powell's Blog.


October 11, 2016
Doree Shafir's profiles Marcy in her "On The Joy of Writing Bad Women." 

October 11, 2016
Clare Cameron reviews The Red Car in the Millions.


October 1, 2016
Elle Magazine highly recommends The Red Car.

October 3, 2016
Marcy's short story "Power Tools" is published in Guernica Magazine. 

September 29, 2016
Emma Straub recommends The Red Car on The Today Show.