Rachel Howard

Special guest

Rachel’s first book was a memoir,_ The Lost Night_. She is a graduate of the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College and a fellow of the MacDowell Colony. Her fiction and nonfiction has appeared in Gulf Coast, Zyzzyva, Waxwing (nominated for a Pushcart Prize), O Magazine, the New York Times Magazine, Berfrois, the Arroyo Literary Review, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and elsewhere.

As a dance critic, her arts and dance writing has appeared in The New Yorker Online, the New York Times, Ballet Review, Fjord Review, and the Hudson Review, among other publications.

She lives in Nevada City, CA, where she founded Yuba Writers’ Workshops, and a reading series, Yuba Lit, now a fiscally sponsored project of the Nevada County Arts Council. Yuba Lit is on hiatus until September 2019. During this time, Rachel is offering a donation-based guided community book club, “Reading Chekhov for Our Times.” Rachel also teaches through Stanford Continuing Studies, where she created a “Writing About Spirituality” course, with readings from a multiplicity of faith traditions, which she has now taught four times.

Rachel Howard has been a guest on 1 episode.