Emily Raboteau’s books include The Professor’s Daughter, Searching for Zion
, winner of the American Book Award, and Lessons for Survival, forthcoming
from Holt in 2023. Her fiction and essays have been widely published and
anthologized in Best American Short Stories, Best American Science and
Nature Writing, Best American Travel Writing, The New York Times, The New
Yorker, New York Magazine, The Guardian, and elsewhere.
She is a regular contributor to the New York Review of Books and a
contributing editor at Orion Magazine. Honors include a Pushcart Prize, The
Chicago Tribune’s Nelson Algren Award, and fellowships from the National
Endowment for the Arts, the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Lannan
Foundation and the MacDowell Colony. Raboteau resides in New York City and
teaches creative writing in Harlem at City College.
Essayist Emily Raboteau will give a public reading of their work at 7 p.m.
on Nov. 15 in Isaacs Auditorium at Susquehanna University.
This event is free and open to the public through the Seavey Reading Series
at the Writers Institute.