Rachel Zucker

Rachel Zucker is the author of nine books, most recently her memoir, MOTHERs, which details her relationship with her mother and various female mentors, and The Pedestrians, a double collection of prose and poetry. Her collection Museum of Accidents was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in 2009. Her other books include: The Bad Wife Handbook, The Last Clear Narrative, and Eating in the Underworld. With poet Arielle Greenberg, Zucker co-edited two anthologies and co-wrote Home/Birth: a poemic, a non-fiction book about birth, friendship and feminism. Zucker received a National Endowment of the Arts fellowship in 2013. She lives in New York City with her husband and three sons.

Zucker currently teaches poetry New York University and is delivering a series of lectures around the country about the intersection of poetry, confession, disobedience, ethics, feminism, and the representation of self and others in art. For more information visit her author website. On Twitter, she's @rachzuck.