Profile:
Rachel Kushner

Rachel Kushner is a writer. Her fiction and essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Paris Review, The Believer, Artforum, Bookforum, Fence, Bomb, and Grand Street. She is the recipient of a 2013 Guggenheim Fellowship.

She is the author of Telex from Cuba and The Flamethrowers, and is the only writer ever to be nominated for a National Book Award in Fiction for both a first and second novel.