Rachel Rothenberg


Rachel Rothenberg is a Doctoral Candidate in English Literature and Creative Writing. Born in Edison New Jersey, she holds a BA in English from Tufts University and a MA in Portuguese and Brazilian Literature from Brown University. She is Associate Editor at both Ocean State Review and Barrow Street Press. Her poem “Pastoral Fragment” was chosen by Tyler Mills as the 2023 winner of Phoebe Journal’s Greg Grummer Poetry Contest, and her work is featured or forthcoming in phoebe, About Place Journal, Harbor Review, and Shenandoah.


Creative Non-Fiction, Textual Studies, Apiary Literature, Theories of Disaster and the Post-Lapsarian

Selected Publications

“The Door Ajar: Adilia Lopes and the Art of Approximation”
Portuguese Literary & Cultural Studies (vol. 7, 2007)