The Standard x The Miami Rail: Writers-in-Residence
The Standard & The Miami Rail are pleased to present our first Writer’s Retreat resident, Emily Raboteau.
Join us June 22nd at 7PM for a reading, conversation, and cocktail reception with Emily and Alexandra Cunningham Cameron, Editor-in-Chief of The Miami Rail.
Emily Raboteau is the author of two books, The Professor's Daughter and Searching for Zion, winner of an American Book Award. Her short fiction and essays have been widely published and anthologized in Best American Short Stories, The New Yorker, The New York Times, McSweeney's, The Guardian, Guernica, Tin House, VQR, Salon, Freeman's, The Believer, Orion, and elsewhere. Honors include a Pushcart Prize, the Nelson Algren Award and fellowships from the NEA, NYFA, the Lannan Foundation, and the MacDowell Colony. An avid world traveler, Raboteau lives in New York City and teaches creative writing in Harlem at City College. During her retreat at The Standard Hotel she will work on her next novel, Endurance, about the intersecting lives and problems of the residents of a gentrifying apartment building in upper Manhattan as seen through the eyes of the building's superintendent.
The Miami Rail is a quarterly journal that provides critical perspectives on arts, politics and culture in Miami and beyond.