Basch, Rachel

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  • Rachel Basch is the author of three novels: The Listener (Pegasus Books) just short listed for The 2016 Firecracker Awards by the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses, The Passion of Reverend Nash (W.W. Norton) named one of the five best novels of 2003 by The Christian Science Monitor, and Degrees of Love (W.W. Norton, Harper Paperbacks) a selection of The Hartford Courant’s Book Club. Basch has reviewed books for The Washington Post Book World, and her nonfiction has appeared in n+1, Salon, The Huffington Post, The Millions and Literary Hub. Basch was a 2011 MacDowell Colony Fellow, and she received the William Van Wert prize for an excerpt from, The Listener. She teaches in the MFA Program at Fairfield University and the GLSP at Wesleyan University. She also leads private writing workshops.

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  • Titles by This Author:

    Degrees of Love
    The Passion of Reverend Nash
    The Listener