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Scholars Talk Writing: Ruth Behar

Ruth Behar is interviewed by Rachel Toor of The Chronicle of Higher Education.

"A Jewish Cuban-American, Ruth Behar won a MacArthur fellowship in 1988 when she was only 31. She brings deep intelligence, warmth, and a passionate vulnerability to her work as a professor of anthropology at the University of Michigan and a fiction writer, poet, essayist, and filmmaker." 

"Your novel for young readers, Lucky Broken Girl, is being published this month. Did your doctoral training help you in writing fiction?" Read More