Rebecca Makkai is the author of Music for Wartime, The Borrower, which has been translated to eight languages, and The Hundred-Year House, which won the Novel of the Year Award from the Chicago Writers Association. Her short fiction won a 2017 Pushcart Prize, and was chosen for The Best American Short Stories for four consecutive years. Her most recent novel is The Great Believers. Her work has appeared in The Best American Short Stories, Harper’s, and Tin House, among others. She/her/hers.