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Live from Prairie Lights | Rebecca Rukeyser in conversation with Rachel Yoder

Please join us for a reading and conversation with Rebecca Rukeyser in celebration of the release of her book The Seaplane on Final Approach. She will be joined in conversation by Rachel Yoder.

Rebecca Rukeyser is the recipient of the inaugural Berlin Senate grant for non-German literature. Her fiction has appeared in such publications as ZYZZYVA, The Massachusetts Review, and The Best American Nonrequired Reading. She earned her M.F.A. from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and teaches fiction writing at Bard College Berlin.  

Rachel Yoder is the author of Nightbitch (Doubleday), her debut novel released in July 2021. She is a graduate of the Iowa Nonfiction Writing Program and also holds an MFA in fiction from the University of Arizona. She now lives in Iowa City with her husband and son.

Funded by Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Europe.

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