Rachel Kushner is the bestselling author of The Flamethrowers, a finalist for the National Book Award and a New York Times Top Ten Book of 2013. Her first novel, Telex from Cuba was also a finalist for the National Book Award. Her latest novel, The Mars Room, has been longlisted for this year’s Man Booker Prize. She lives in Los Angeles.
Rachel Kushner is presented in partnership with the US Consulate in Vancouver.