Is a writer & multimedia artist from Pittsburgh, pennsylvania.

MOST RECENTLY Her work has appeared at joyland, The Kenyon RevieW ONLINE, The Los Angeles ReviewBarrelhouse, and THE BILLFOLD.

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

Previously, Rachel was an artist-in-residence at Ragdale and a finalist for Joyland’s Open Border Fiction Prize.

In a former life, Rachel worked as a textbook editor, cheesemonger, pizza girl, fake librarian, DJ (lol), okay waitress, teacher, solid barista, and more recently, aspiring professional skateboarder. Currently, she's at work on her first novel.

Her favorite animal is the garden snail.