Rebecca Beardsall (MA, Lehigh University; MFA, Western Washington University) works at Western Washington University. Rebecca is the prose editor at Psaltery & Lyre and the nonfiction editor at Minerva Rising Press.
Rebecca is the author My Place in the Sprial and a co-editor of three books, including Philadelphia Reflections: Stories from the Delaware to the Schuylkill. Her poetry and essays have appeared in Thimble, SWIMM, West Texas Review, Two Cities Review, The Schuylkill Valley Journal, Amaranth, Common Ground Review, Poetry NZ, and Rag Queen Periodical.
Her focus is creative nonfiction and memoir. Her current nonfiction work explores her hybrid life as a transnational and explores settler colonialism.
She grew up in Quakertown, Pennsylvania, and has lived in various places including Scotland, Canada, Montana, and Aotearoa/New Zealand. She currently resides in Bellingham, Washington, with her husband.