Rebecca Starks is the author of Fetch, Muse (Able Muse Press, 2021) and Time Is Always Now (Able Muse Press, 2019). Her poems and short fiction have appeared in Epiphany, Valparaiso Review, Ocean State Review, Crab Orchard Review, Tahoma Literary Review, Slice, Rattle, and elsewhere. Past winner of Rattle‘s Neil Postman Award for Metaphor and Poetry Northwest‘s Richard Hugo Prize, she co-founded Mud Season Review, serves on the board of Sundog Poetry Center, and is a contributing writer for Cleveland Review of Books.
She grew up in Louisville, Kentucky, and earned a BA in English from Yale University and a PhD in English from Stanford University. She works as a writing consultant and workshop leader, privately and for the Osher Institute of Lifelong Learning program at the University of Vermont. In her spare time she takes her dogs for runs in the woods and plays violin in the Me2 Orchestra. She and her family live in a log cabin in the woods of Richmond, Vermont.