Rachel’s short stories, nonfiction essays, and humor pieces have appeared in several literary journals and collections. A recent selection:


“Six Authors in Search of a Character”, Split Lip Magazine, Print Vol. 2

“Letdown”, Literary Mama

“Grapefruit”, Cotton Xenomorph

“What Your Favorite Protest Craft Supply Says About You”, Little Old Lady Comedy

“Crafty Handouts for your Next Airplane Trip”, The Higgs-Weldon

“Pride”, 101 Words

Mirror Game“, Sandy River Review

“Riding the Bus”,  The Way We Sleep

“Things About Nice Houses with Gardens”, Knee-Jerk Magazine


“Shout out to Moms in Cluster-Feeding Hell”, Scary Mommy

“What Wonder Woman Meant to her Earliest Fans”, Electric Lit

“What Reading MAID Taught Me about My Financial Privilege,” Electric Lit

“The Election and the Ash Borer”, The Rumpus

“Bookish Resolutions for the New Year”, Women Writers, Women’s Books

“Unpopular Food Opinions: The Runza”, Cotton Xenomorph

“Litsy: Connect to Readers as a Reader”, Women Writers, Women’s Books

“For Crying Out Loud”, US Catholic

“A Toast to the Furby”, Data Driven Investor

“The Compassion Gap and Mommy Forums” Mothers Always Write

“Accessible Lear: Teaching King Lear to Secondary-Education Students”

“Faculty Bratitude”, Chronicle of Higher Education


Rachel’s writing about parenting, cooking, and gardening appear on her other blog as well as in local publications.