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About Rivka Galchen

Rivka Galchen grew up in Norman, Oklahoma, the child of Israeli immigrants. She attended Princeton and went on to get her MD at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Galchen was a Robert Bingham Fellow and Writing Instructor Fellow at Columbia’s MFA program, has been published in The New Yorker, Zoetrope, and Harper’s, and was awarded a 2006 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers Award. Her debut novel, Atmospheric Disturbances, will be published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux this spring.

Rivka Galchen - Wild Berry Blue

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