Books by Rae Meadows

Rae Meadows is a graduate of Stanford University and the MFA program at the University of Utah. Her short stories have appeared in Mississippi Review, Flyway, 580 Split, and Fine Print. She lives in Brooklyn, New York. Calling Out is her first novel.

I WILL SEND RAIN by Rae Meadows
Released: Aug. 9, 2016

"There's a relentless quality to the novel, and it can almost seem too grim, especially at the end. But there are saving graces in the form of powerful writing and memorable characters who are hard to shake off even after you've read the last page."
Set in Dust Bowl Oklahoma in the early 1930s, this is the harrowing story of a farm family struggling to survive a seemingly endless drought and the privations it brings. Read full book review >
Released: April 1, 2011

"A little girl boards New York's orphan train at the turn of the 20th century and shapes generations to follow in this satisfying portrait of the many faces of motherhood."
A box of her dead mother's mementos arrives at Sam's door, and the mystery surrounding the contents speaks to the chasm between mothers and daughters. Read full book review >
CALLING OUT by Rae Meadows
Released: June 27, 2006

"Still, a writer to watch."
A depressed 30-year-old advertising copywriter packs up her New York life and heads west in this debut novel. Read full book review >