Rachel is a London-based writer and recent English Literature and Linguistics graduate of Queen Mary, University of London. Currently a freelance writer for Gigwise and PHOENIX magazine, Rachel has also written for i-D and Cosmopolitan as well as variety of independent publications and worked as a freelance copywriter.
She was named runner-up in i-D Magazine’s ‘Voice of Tomorrow’ competition this year, which aimed to highlight under-25s writing about social or political causes, for an article she wrote on the failings in the British mental health system. She was also shortlisted by the Clothes Show Live as Young Journalist of the Year in 2013 and was longlisted by the University of Oxford for the Tower Poetry Prize in 2011.
She will be spending summer 2015 studying at ECNU in Shanghai.