Is a writer from Pittsburgh.

MOST RECENTLY Her writing has appeared at joyland, The Kenyon Review, The Los Angeles ReviewBarrelhouse, and THE BILLFOLD.

Her essay “Another Year Older and Deeper in Debt” was anthologized this year in Without a Net: The Female Experience of Growing Up Working Class

This year she was also an artist-in-residence at Ragdale and a finalist for Joyland’s Open Border Fiction Prize.

In a previous life, Rachel worked as a textbook editor, cheesemonger, pizza girl, fake librarian, disgruntled waitress, teacher, cheerful barista, and most recently, aspiring professional skateboarder. Currently, she's at work on her first novel.

Her favorite animal is the garden snail.