Meet The Writers - Rivka Galchen

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Rivka Galchen is an award winning fiction writer and journalist, whose work appears often in the New Yorker, Harper’s, London Review of Books and the New York Times. She is the author of a novel Atmospheric Disturbances, a collection of short stories American Innovations a book of essays Little Labours. She has received numerous prizes and fellowships, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Rona Jaffe Fellowship, The Berlin Prize and The William J Saroyan International Prize in Fiction. In 2010, she was named to the New Yorker’s list of 20 Writers Under 40.

Rivka also holds an MD from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She lives in New York.

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