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Emily Raboteau

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Emily Raboteau is an avid world traveler and associate 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, a literature fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Chicago Tribune's Nelson Algren Award. She recently visited Antarctica to research her second novel, (in progress) Endurance, about a ship-builder and his autistic son.


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