Individual Author Record
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Illinois ConnectionMakkai is a Chicago-based author.
Biographical and Professional InformationRebecca Makkai teaches the MFA program at Lake Forest College and Sierra Nevada College and runs StoryStudio Chicago‘s Novel-in-a-Year workshop. She holds a MA from Middlebury College's Bread Loaf School of English and a BA from Washington and Lee University. Her work was chosen to be included The Best American Short Stories anthology for four consecutive years - 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011. It also appears regularly in publications such as Harper's, Tin House, Ploughshares, New England Review and Ecotone, and on public radio's This American Life and Selected Shorts. Makkai is the recipient of several fellowships including a 2014 NEA Fellowship.
*''Music for Wartime: Stories'', Viking, 2015 *''The Borrower'', Viking/Penguin, 2011 *''The Great Believers'', Viking, 2017 *''The Hundred Year House'', Viking/Penguin, 2014