Rebecca Patrascu has a B.A. in Writing from Dominican University and an MFA in Poetry from Pacific University. Her work has appeared in print and online journals and anthologies including Prairie Schooner, Colorado Review, APJ, Disquieting Muses, Women's Voices, and Digging Our Poetic Roots. She is a past winner of The Pinch Literary Award and a semi-finalist for the New Women's Voices chapbook competition. She lives in Sonoma County, California.