Thursday, March 07, 2013

Emily Rapp On The Today Show

Tomorrow, Friday, March 8th, Taos Summer Writers' Conference faculty member Emily Rapp will be appearing on the Today Show to talk about her memoir, The Still Point of the Turning World. So tune in!

Emily Rapp is the author of Poster Child: A Memoir (BloomsburyUSA) and The Still Point of the Turning World (Penguin Press, March 2013). A former Fulbright scholar, she was educated at Harvard University, Trinity College-Dublin, Saint Olaf College, and the University of Texas-Austin, where she was a James A. Michener Fellow. She has received awards and recognition for her work from The Atlantic Monthly, StoryQuarterly, the Mary Roberts Rinehart Foundation, the Rona Jaffe Foundation, the Jentel Arts Foundation, the Corporation of Yaddo, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, the Fundacion Valparaiso, and Bucknell University, where she was the Philip Roth writer-in-residence. Her blog,, was named by TIME as one of the top 25 blogs of 2012. Her work has appeared in VOGUE, The New York Times, The Sun, Salon, Slate, the Huffington Post, TIME, Body+Soul, Bodega, Fitness, Good Housekeeping, the Los Angeles Times and other publications. She is a regular contributor for The Rumpus and Role/Reboot. She has taught writing at Antioch University-Los Angeles, the Santa Fe University of Art and Design, the Gotham Writers’ Workshop, and 24PearlStreet. She is a core faculty member in the MFA program at University of California-Riverside. This is her third year in Taos.

“Emily Rapp is an exceptional teacher. She far exceeded my very high expectations!” – 2012 Workshop Participant 

This year, at the 15th Annual Taos Summer Writers' Conference, Emily Rapp will be teaching a Memoir Master Class, for which space is limited (and quickly disappearing!) Find out more here.

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