Thursday, February 28, 2019 7:30 PM
Fenwick Library, Reading Room
Rebecca Makkai is the Chicago-based author of the novels The Great Believers, recently named a finalist for the National Book Award; The Borrower; The Hundred-Year House; and the collection Music for Wartime—four stories from which appeared in The Best American Short Stories. The recipient of a 2014 NEA Fellowship, Rebecca has taught at the Tin House Writers' Conference and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and is currently on the faculty of the MFA programs at Sierra Nevada College and Northwestern University. She is the artistic director of StoryStudio Chicago.
Note for English 699 Students: The visiting writers class will be from 1pm-4pm in Robinson B 434.