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Emily Rapp Black

Emily Rapp Black is the author of Poster Child: A Memoir (BloomsburyUSA), and The Still Point of the Turning World (PenguinPress), which was a New York Times bestseller, a NYT Editor's Pick, and a finalist for the PEN USA Award in Nonfiction. Her book-length lyric essay, Cartography for Cripples, which examines the intersection of art, disability, and sex through the life and work of Frida Kahlo, is forthcoming from the New York Review of Books/NottingHill Editions in 2020. Her next book, Sanctuary, a reexamination of the word resilience against the backdrop of learning to love and parent again after an experience of great loss, is forthcoming from Random House in 2020 and was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship.