REBECCA RUKEYSER is the author of The Seaplane on Final Approach, her debut novel out June 2022 from Doubleday (USA) and Granta Books (UK). Her fiction has been awarded the inaugural Berlin Senate Endowment for Non-German Literature and anthologized in Best American Nonrequired Reading. She received an MFA in Fiction from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Originally from Davis, California, Rebecca lives in Berlin. She teaches creative writing, most recently at Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf and Bard College Berlin. Prior to moving to Germany, she lived and worked in South Korea, Japan, Turkey, and China.