M.F.A., Columbia University
Rachel Ephraim received her M.F.A. in Fiction from Columbia University and a B.S. in Film and Television from Boston University where she studied screenwriting. While in grad school, Rachel worked as a reader in the fiction department of The New Yorker and as the managing editor at The Park Slope Reader. Her work has been published in The Washington Square Review, The Barcelona Review, and the Apple Valley Review. Before teaching at Bard, Rachel taught for Writopia Lab, a non-profit that fosters joy, literacy, and critical thinking in teens from all background through creative writing.