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Hand Drawing

writes poems and stories. Some of those stories are true, and a few of them are for children—though adults might like them too. 

She received a BA in Comparative Literature and Poetry from the Evergreen State College and an MFA in Poetry from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She was the 2019 winner of the Academy of American Poets Prize at UMass Amherst, and a finalist for the 2019 Daniel and Merrily Glosband Fellowship and the 2020 Karen Skolfield and Dennis Goeckel Award in Poetry. Her work has been supported by the Young Writer's Project, the Vermont Studio Center, the Bread Loaf Writer's Conference, and the Vermont Arts Council. She founded and served as the editor-in-chief of Drizzle Review, a book review site with a focus on marginalized authors, from 2016-2023. You can also find her writing prompts on Instagram @Living_Room_Theatre. She daylights as an e-learning scriptwriter and developer. 

Rebecca’s middle-grade book Curious Cases: True Crime for Kids was released by Bloom Books for Young Readers in July 2022. Her poetry chapbook The Salvageman was released in April 2022 from o-blek editions

She lives in Durham, North Carolina.

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