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Sunday, April 7 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Marketplace Keynote: “Writing While Working”
We all want writerly achievement, but how can we find it while doing the necessary daily labor of earning money, studying, caring for family, and managing the unexpected-yet-inevitable Life Things that come our way? It's an age-old problem, but we hope to address this tension in a lively, fresh, and REAL way. Come ready for a lively, provocative conversation.

Moderators
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Rani Neutill

Nonfiction Writer
Rani is a dog and TV obsessed writer, thinker, book lover and vintage clothes collector. Her favorite city is Baltimore, MD. She was a professor of Ethnic American and Postcolonial Literature at institutions such as Harvard, Yale, and Johns Hopkins University. Her work has appeared... Read More →

Presenters
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Mira Jacob

Author, GOOD TALK: CONVERSATIONS I'M STILL CONFUSED ABOUT
Mira Jacob is the author of the critically acclaimed novel, The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing, which was a Barnes & Noble Discover New Writers pick, shortlisted for India’s Tata First Literature Award, and longlisted for the Brooklyn Literary Eagles Prize. In addition, it received... Read More →
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Daniel José Older

Author, DACTYL HILL SQUAD
Daniel José Older is the award-winning author of both YA and adult books. His most recent book is Dactyl Hill Squad (Scholastic, 2018), his first middle grade book, which Publisher's Weekly called, "a delightful historical fantasy" in a starred review. His New York Times bestselling... Read More →
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Rebecca Makkai

Author, THE GREAT BELIEVERS
Rebecca Makkai is the Chicago-based author of the novels The Great Believers, The Hundred-Year House, and The Borrower, as well as the short story collection Music for Wartime. Her short fiction won a 2017 Pushcart Prize, and was chosen for The Best American Short Stories for four... Read More →
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Maurice Carlos Ruffin

Author, WE CAST A SHADOW
Maurice Carlos Ruffin has been a recipient of an Iowa Review Award in fiction and a winner of the William Faulkner–William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition for Novel-in-Progress. His work has appeared in Virginia Quarterly Review, AGNI, The Kenyon Review, The Massachusetts Review... Read More →


Sunday April 7, 2019 1:00pm - 2:30pm
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