Rachel DeWoskin is an author, academician and actor who has five published novels: Banshee; Someday We Will Fly; Blind; Big Girl Small; and Repeat After Me and also Foreign Babes in Beijing (W.W. Norton, 2005), a non-fiction account of life and Sino-US cultural exchange in China in the 1990’s. She has published and continues to publish poetry and non-fiction, most recently in The New Yorker, and Agni. Her first poetry collection Two Menus, is forthcoming from the University of Chicago Press in April, 2020. She has written for Vanity Fair, The Sunday Times Magazine of London, Teachers and Writers and Conde Nast Traveller. She teaches memoir and fiction at the University of Chicago and divides her time between Chicago and Beijing with her husband, playwright Zayd Dohrn and their two little girls.
January 24, 2020 ● 2 pm
Belonging Everywhere, Belonging Nowhere - Nemat Sadat, Rachel DeWoskin, Daniel Raeburn and Vu Tran on the nationless author. In conversation with Samantak Das.