Rachel is a prose writer and editor, as well as the hostess of the Wine and Pine reading series at Ten Degrees Bar. She is the Creator/Editor-in-Chief of The Rational Creature and was the Shelf Life columnist for No Contact. Her journalistic work can be found in Popdust, Washington Square News, and TV Insider. She was the recipient of the Albertina Tholakele Dube Scholarship for Young Writers at the 2021 Mendocino Coast Writers' Conference and also attended The Stinging Fly Summer School in 2023.
Rachel holds an MFA from Columbia University School of the Arts, where she was the Editor-in-Chief for Issue 58 of Columbia Journal printed in association with Ugly Duckling Presse and taught a CA/T Community Class (CCC). She also earned an MSt at the University of Oxford, Kellogg College .
Originally from the oldest stone house village stateside, Rachel now lives in Manhattan where she spends her days in the Sales and Marketing departments of the Feminist Press and her nights writing love (and lust) stories of all sorts.
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