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Rebecca Makkai

Pulitzer & Nat'l Book Award finalist & winner of the ALA Carnegie Medal for THE GREAT BELIEVERS. Artistic Director at @storystudio. She/her/your highness. ITMFA

Joined on 21 September, 2010

http://www.rebeccamakkai.com

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Quoted @Bakari_Sellers

Do y’all ever sit back and think about how much @HillaryClinton was actually right about?

Replying to @HillaryClinton: Occasionally.

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Quoted @StoryStudio

Unwrap your very own Golden Ticket for the 2019 CHIRBy Awards and reap the rewards! Join us for an intimate cocktail hour with Chicago authors. Heavy appetizers, dessert, and open bar included.

Who’s coming? Don’t let New York have all the fun...

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Occasionally.

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Here it is!

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(I actually think the course listing isn't up yet, but DM me if you want info)

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Quoted @StoryStudio

Have a finished draft and ready to publish? Set yourself on the path to publication with one of our upcoming writing workshops taught by @CynVargasWriter, @sncutaia, @rebeccamakkai, @VincentFrancone, and @DawnReiss! Find more info on our course catalog:

Hey, I'm teaching a 1-day intensive this spring for those with a book coming out or just out -- how to promote, survive, and move on. Come hang out in Chicago! There's a cocktail hour involved!

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Quoted @commonmag

Give a literature-lover in your family the gift of a personalized postcard from acclaimed author @rebeccamakkai this holiday season:

Or just give it to someone you hate!

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Love to all my dear hungover writers this morning. Last year it was hangover + snow storm, so count your blessings... I hope it was funnnnnnn!

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Replying to @samstein: So, to recap today

* President’s ambassador says there was indeed a quid pro quo

* Ukrainians did know/inquire about the ho…

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So, to recap today

* President’s ambassador says there was indeed a quid pro quo

* Ukrainians did know/inquire about the hold of aid in late July

* OMB rep said hold was at Trump’s direction

* Trump has declared complete exoneration.

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This is my hotel in Paris next month, and listen, I -

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My cousin’s strategy 😂😂😂

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TGB en Français! À paraître le 16 janvier.

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My @nugradwriting pedagogy students are presenting a free weekend of writing classes! (You can take up to five.) They really need an audience, so we'd love your help in sharing.

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Replying to @StoryStudio: What's the difference between satire and parody? In "Writing Humor" on 12/4, @writeclubrules will break down the tactics a…

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What's the difference between satire and parody? In "Writing Humor" on 12/4, @writeclubrules will break down the tactics and techniques of humor writing and help students enliven and elevate their work. Register here:

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Replying to @commonmag: There's still time to bid on a personalized holiday postcard from @rebeccamakkai, author of the acclaimed 2018 novel "The Gr…

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There's still time to bid on a personalized holiday postcard from @rebeccamakkai, author of the acclaimed 2018 novel "The Great Believers:"

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I've been feeling super bored and antsy and was like, maybe I should learn Italian or witchcraft or something, and then I remembered I should probably be writing. But also maybe the witchcraft?

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Quoted @RRPL

A big thank you to @rebeccamakkai and everyone that came out to join us on Saturday! 📚🎉

This was fun! I got v political in a church!

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Replying to @duchessgoldblat: Is it too much to ask that people name their children in alphabetical order?

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Is it too much to ask that people name their children in alphabetical order?

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Replying to @danadonly: i feel like if you can prove you got below a C in high school chemistry you should be able to bring big liquids in your airp…

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Quoted @StoryStudio

We added another Master Class to our winter term lineup! Join @cmaum on 1/13 for "Getting Ready for a Book Deal" where you'll prepare your manuscript *and* query letter for an agent's eyes.

Loooooooooook!

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i feel like if you can prove you got below a C in high school chemistry you should be able to bring big liquids in your airplane carry on

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