Rachel E. Bailey was born and raised in New York City and currently lives in New York State's gorgeous Hudson Valley. Rachel has been a freelance everything, from copywriter to article writer. She's also worked in various retail and office jobs that have tried to, but haven't quite, sucked the soul out of her. She's earned a bachelor of fine arts in advertising, with a focus on copywriting, and is in the process of earning a second bachelor's in English, with a minor in creative writing. She's been published in Words 57, The Finger, The Stones throw Review, on Yahoo!Voices, and Amative Magazine, Writing.com 2014 Anthology, and has had two short plays--The Big Opening and Messenger--performed for stage and screen, respectively. She also won the 2015 T.M.I.dol story-slam with her monologue, The City.