Rebecca Makkai

Country: United States

Rebecca Makkai is a highly acclaimed American author known for her compelling novels, including The Great Believers, The Hundred-Year House, and The Borrower, as well as the short story collection Music for Wartime. The Great Believers received widespread recognition, being a finalist for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, and earning the ALA Carnegie Medal and the LA Times Book Prize. Rebecca is a valued member of the MFA faculties at Sierra Nevada College and Northwestern University. Additionally, she serves as the Artistic Director of StoryStudio Chicago. Her works have been translated into 20 languages, and her short fiction has been featured in esteemed anthologies and programs.

Supported by the US Embassy Jakarta.

Rebecca Makkai adalah seorang pengarang Amerika yang sangat diakui, dikenal akan novel-novelnya yang menggugah, seperti The Great Believers, The Hundred-Year House, dan The Borrower, sekaligus kumpulan cerpen Music for WartimeThe Great Believers mendapatkan pengakuan luas, menjadi finalis untuk Pulitzer Prize dan the National Book Award, juga mendapatkan ALA Carnegie Medal dan the LA Times Book Prize. Rebecca adalah anggota terhormat dari fakultas MFA di Sierra Nevada College dan Northwestern University. Lebih jauh lagi, ia menjabat sebagai Direktur Artistik untuk StoryStudio Chicago. Karya-karyanya telah diterjemahkan ke 20 bahasa dan fiksi pendeknya telah ditampilkan di berbagai antologi dan program terhormat.

Didukung oleh US Embassy Jakarta.

Appearing in

Main Program | The Mystery of Writing Crime Novels

Tracey Lien is the author of the debut novel All That’s Left Unsaid, which investigates the Vietnamese Australian enclave of Cabramatta in the 1990s and explores the emotional complexity of …

Main Program | Rebecca Makkai – I Have Some Questions for You

In her highly anticipated book, I Have Some Questions for You, acclaimed author Rebecca Makkai captivates us with a dark and multilayered story encompassing murder, racism, sexual abuse, grief, the …

Main Program | Crafting Captivating Landscapes

Immerse yourself in the beauty of the world around you through the art of landscape writing. From lush forests to picturesque beaches, these authors will talk about their experience in …

Private: Special Event | Our Stories are Our Power: An Evening with Anita Heiss, Grace Tame, and Tanaïs

Join us at the renowned Alila Ubud for an evening of remarkable voices featuring Anita Heiss, Grace Tame, and Tanaïs, hosted by Rebecca Makkai. Through their personal journeys, they’ve harnessed …