|Name Emily Raboteau|
Movies Murdering Mama's Boy
Education New York University
|Spouse Victor LaValle (m. 2010)|
Role Fiction writer
|Books The Professor's Daughter, Searching for Zion|
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Emily raboteau reads at march 2010 sunday salon nyc
Emily Raboteau is an American fiction writer, essayist, and City College of New York professor.
- Emily raboteau reads at march 2010 sunday salon nyc
- Visions of zion a photo essay by emily raboteau
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Visions of zion a photo essay by emily raboteau
Raboteau grew up in New Jersey. She received an undergraduate degree at Yale University and an MFA from New York University.
Her writing has appeared in The Guardian, Oxford American, The Believer, Guernica, Best American Short Stories, Best American Nonrequired Reading, Best American Mystery Stories and Best African American Essays. She has received the Pushcart Prize, the Chicago Tribune's Nelson Algren Award, a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, and a Literature Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Her first novel The Professor's Daughter was published in 2005. Her second book, Searching for Zion: The Quest for Home in the African Diaspora, a work of creative nonfiction, was published in 2013.
Raboteau is married to novelist Victor LaValle and lives in New York City. They have two children.