Raki Kopernik | Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Raki Kopernik

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Raki is a first generation American, queer, Jewish writer. She is the author of The Things You Left and The Memory House, both Minnesota Book Award finalists. Her work has appeared in numerous publications and has been shortlisted and nominated for several other awards, including the Pushcart Prize for Fiction and the Pen Faulkner Award in Fiction.

Her queer travel novel, No One’s Leaving, is forthcoming from Unsolicited Press in 2025. She is a fiction editor at MAYDAY Magazine and teaches creative writing at MCAD.