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Rebecca Makkai is the Chicago-based author of the novel "The Great Believers," one of the New York Times' top ten books for 2018, a finalist for the National Book Award and the ALA Carnegie Medal and winner of the Chicago Review of Books Award. Her other books are the novels "The Borrower" and "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 on the MFA faculties of Sierra Nevada College and Northwestern University. She is Artistic Director of StoryStudio Chicago.