Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Rae Knudson  

Pen Name: 

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;


-- Web --
-- Twitter --
-- E-Mail --
-- WorldCat: --

E-Mail: --

Illinois Connection

Knudson lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Rae Nudson is a writer specializing in nonfiction essays and reported features on beauty, fashion, and pop culture. Her work has appeared in Esquire, The Cut, Hazlitt, Topic, Medium, Paste Magazine, The Week, The Billfold, and Real Life, among others. She has bachelors degrees in journalism and history, with a specialization in American history, from the University of Missouri.

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability: No.

Selected Titles At Your Library

ll Made Up: The Power and Pitfalls of Beauty Culture, from Cleopatra to Kim Kardashian
ISBN: 0807059684. OCLC Number: 1235906125

Beacon Press. .

Examines how people use makeup as a strategy and a coping mechanism to get by in a world not made for them--