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Rachel Kolman Farewell Reading

You are invited to attend a reading by our summer resident, Rachel Kolman, who will be reading selections from her work, Rachel will also answer questions about her work and writing process. The reading is free, but please bring something to drink if you like and join us in the house where Jack Kerouac wrote The Dharma Bums.

Rachel Kolman is a nonfiction writer and freelancer currently living in Philadelphia. Her essays and articles have been published widely across the web, appearing in Good Housekeeping, Cosmopolitan, Bustle, Her Story, Autofocus, Sinkhole, Tech Viral, and others. She also has fiction in Ghost Parachute, Other Orlandos, Whiskey Paper, Bodega Literary Magazine, and Unmanned Press. Rachel is an editor, teacher, and literary community enthusiast, participating in as many events, readings, conferences, guest lectures, and seminars as she can, sharing her writing and experience building a freelancing career over the last eight years. In addition to editing work for clients and publishing freelance pieces across the web, she teaches in the First Year Writing Program at Drexel University, as well as writing classes at the Center for Talented Youth at Johns Hopkins University. She has her MFA in fiction from the University of Central Florida and an MFA in nonfiction from Rosemont College.