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Book Signing at the New Yorker Festival with Rivka Galchen, Author of RAT RULE 79

Author photo © Beowulf Sheehan

Author photo © Beowulf Sheehan

Get your copy of Rat Rule 79 signed by author Rivka Galchen! She’ll be appearing with Liana Finck, a cartoonist, illustrator, and contributor to the forthcoming How Yiddish Changed America and How America Changed Yiddish (as well as an Instagram queen).

Where: The New Yorker Festival Headquarters — The David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, New York, NY

When: Saturday, October 12, 2 PM

Rivka Galchen is an award winning fiction writer and journalist who loves noodles and numbers and modest-sized towns where her dad might have worked. Her work appears often in The New Yorker, Harper’s, The London Review of Books and The New York Times. She is the author of three books: Atmospheric Disturbances (Novel, FSG, 2008), American Innovations (Short Stories, FSG 2014) and Little Labors (Essays, New Directions, 2016). She has received numerous prizes and fellowships, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Rona Jaffe Fellowship, The Berlin Prize and The William J Saroyan International Prize in Fiction. In 2010, she was named to The New Yorker’s list of 20 Writers Under 40. Galchen also holds an MD from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Rat Rule 79 is her first book for young readers.