Rachel Aydt

Writer and Editor/ Part-time Assistant Professor at the New School University

I write for publications across many different niches, from arts and culture, to parenting, and literary essay to fiction. I teach writing at The New School University/ Parsons in New York City. Sarah Lawrence College MFA '17, Creative Nonfiction.

United States


Publishing Perspectives

#BEA11: International Rights - "Hope In A Rapidly Changing World"

By Rachel Aydt International rights deals provide a growing revenue stream many agents, even as advances from publishers continue to shrink. Tuesday's panel "What is the...

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Birdhouse-like Mini Libraries Migrate from Sea to Shining Sea

"In a way, each of these libraries are an everyday miracle. Somehow, they just keep going." By Rachel Aydt In 2009, the first Little Free Library was erected in Hudson, WI by...

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Cool Idea: Five-year "Anniversary" of Memoir Prompts Book Party

By Rachel Aydt Last Friday night, at the Bowery Poetry Club in Manhattan's Lower East Side, the book GirlBomb: A Halfway Homeless Memoir, by Janice Erlbaum, was being celebrated...

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#BEA11: YA Writers Collaborate to Educate About Bullying

By Rachel Aydt Wednesday at noon, on the Uptown Stage, four YA authors gathered to discuss their new book project Dear Bully, a spirited anthology that has gathered some of the...

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Last, But Never Least, the Translator

By Rachel Aydt In their anthology, Read.Russia: An Anthology of Voices an introduction written by Antonina W. Bouis evokes the space inhabited by the tribe of silent...