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Author Mark Chiusano. Photo by Charlotte Alter

Re-visiting Marine Park with Mark Chiusano

January 9 | Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Marine Park is one of those south Brooklyn neighborhoods that often gets overlooked. In his debut collection “Marine Park,” Mark Chiusano immortalized the spirit and the cast of characters that inhabit Brooklyn’s special southeastern marshland. While the collection was released in 2014, the street-smart and buoyant stories in 23-year-old Mark Chiusano’s “Marine Park” possess something […]

Author Debbie Burke. Courtesy of William Cohea Photography

Marine Park author, 58, pens first novel

May 17 | Brooklyn Daily Eagle

When Marine Park-native Debbie Burke first pitched her upcoming novel “Glissando: A Story of Love, Lust and Jazz” to a spreadsheet’s worth of publishers and literary agents, she was stunned to receive a positive response from one of them the very next day.  The business and lifestyle editor had been prepped by an onslaught of internet […]