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Rachel Aviv (’10), Ladee Hubbard (’16) & Kirstin Valdez Quade (’13) Receive Honors

(l-r): Rachel Aviv, Ladee Hubbard, Kirstin Valdez Quade (photo: Holly Andres)

Rachel Aviv (’10) received a 2021 National Magazine Award in Profile Writing for her piece on Elizabeth Loftus that appeared in The New Yorker. Rachel’s debut nonfiction work, Strangers to Ourselves: Unsettled Minds and the Stories That Make Us, will be published in September by FSG.

Ladee Hubbard (’16) received a 2022 Guggenheim Fellowship. Ladee is the author of the novels The Talented Ribkins and The Rib King and the recent story collection, The Last Suspicious Holdout (see our earlier post).

Kirstin Valdez Quade’s (’13) debut novel, The Five Wounds (W.W. Norton), received the Center for Fiction 2021 First Novel Prize and the 2022 Rosenthal Family Foundation Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters (see our earlier post).



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