Erik Raschke, MA

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Erik Raschke, MA

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Erik Raschke was born and raised in Denver, Colorado. He received his BA in English from Earlham College and his MA in creative writing from the City College of New York. His first novel, The Book of Samuel, was translated into Italian and nominated for the Michael L. Printz Award. As a reporter in the early nineties for The Newsletter and Belfast Telegraph, Erik covered the bombings, shootings, and assassinations that marked the end of The Troubles. Later, he was a Peace Corps volunteer in Armenia and a certified teacher with the New York Board of Education where he taught English to children from the Bronx and upper Manhattan. Raschke’s work has appeared in The Atlantic, The New York Times Magazine, Guernica, and elsewhere. He teaches writing at the University of Amsterdam. His novel, To the Mountain, set in Colorado, came out in February 2020

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