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Emily Raboteau

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Emily Raboteau is an avid world traveler and professor at City College, in Harlem. She lives in New York with her husband, the novelist Victor LaValle, and their children. Her stories and essays have been widely published and anthologized in places such as The Believer, The Guardian, The Oxford American, Guernica, The Huffington Post, Best American Nonrequired Reading and Best American Short Stories. Raboteau's awards include a Pushcart Prize, the American Book Award, a literature fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Chicago Tribune's Nelson Algren Award. She is at work completing her second novel, Endurance, about a New York City building superintendent and his autistic son.

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