Awards & Winners

Marc Acito

Date of Birth 11-January-1966
Place of Birth Bayonne
(Hudson County, New Jersey, United States of America)
Nationality United States of America
Profession Writer, Screenwriter, Author
Marc Acito is a United States novelist, humorist, and screenwriter. His comic novel How I Paid for College won the Oregon Book Awards' 2005 Ken Kesey Award for Best Novel, was voted a 2005 "Teens Top Ten for favorite young adult book" of the American Library Association. In April 2008, Acito published Attack of the Theater People, a sequel to How I Paid for College. He is also the writer of the syndicated humor column "The Gospel According to Marc", which ran for four years in nineteen gay publications. His humorous essays have appeared in many publications including The New York Times and Portland Monthly magazine; as well as on NPR's All Things Considered. Acito is openly gay and lives with his partner Floyd Sklaver. He currently lives in New York, NY and is writing plays and the book for musicals. In 2012, Marc won the The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play for Birds of a Feather Marc Acito is a 1984 graduate of Westfield High School in Westfield, New Jersey.

Awards by Marc Acito

Check all the awards nominated and won by Marc Acito.


The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play or Musical
Honored for : Birds of a Feather

Nominations 2012 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play or Musical Birds of a Feather


Nominations 2004 »

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Lambda Literary Award for Gay Men's Debut Fiction How I Paid for College: A Novel of Sex, Theft, Friendship, and Musical Theater