Rivka Galchen

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Rivka Galchen is a Canadian-American writer. She has written short stories and non-fiction pieces for several magazines including The New Yorker, Harper’s and The New York Times. Her first novel, Atmospheric Disturbances, was published in 2008 and was a finalist for Mercantile Library’s 2008 John Sargent Sr. First Novel Prize, the Canadian Writers’ Trust’s 2008 Fiction Prize and the 2008 Governor General’s Award. In 2010, Atmospheric Disturbances won the William Saroyan International Prize for Writing.

More resources:

Click here to buy Rivka Galchen’s book.

Read an interview by Mark Doten.

Read The Brooklyn Rail‘s interview.

Read Baby Got Books‘s interview.

Read The New Yorker‘s review.

Read The New York Times‘s Sunday Book Review‘s review.

Read Salon‘s review.

Read a blog post from the 2012 Bocas Literary Festival which discusses a reading by Rivka Galchen and Monique Roffey.

Watch Authors@Google featuring Rivka Galchen and Fiona Maazel.