Alumna Rebecca Makkai '95 published The Great Believers, a fictional novel about a mother and daughter relationship during the AIDS epidemic, earlier this year. The work has been recently nominated for a 2019 Pulitzer Prize Finalist prize in Fiction. Makkai also won the LA Times Fiction Prize on Friday, April 12, and had the honor of presenting former Head of School Tom Elieff an Inspiration Award at the annual American Writers' Museum Gala last week. See the full list here, and LFA extends a huge congratulations to one of our esteemed alumna!
Novel by Alumna Rebecca Makkai '95 Named 2019 Pulitzer Prize Finalist