Rivka Galchen Books & Biography
RIVKA GALCHEN is the recipient of a William Saroyan International Prize for Fiction and has been a finalist for the Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and the Governor General’s Award, among other distinctions. She writes regularly for the New Yorker, whose editors selected her for their list of 20 Under 40 American fiction writers in 2010. She also holds an MD from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. Born in Toronto, Rivka Galchen now splits her time between Montreal and New York.