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Author: Rachel Zucker

Rachel Zucker is the author of SOUNDMACHINE (Wave Books, 2019), THE PEDESTRIANS (Wave Books, 2014), and MUSEUM OF ACCIDENTS (Wave Books, 2009), which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. She is also the co-author (with Arielle Greenberg) of the nonfiction title Home/birth: a poemic and co-editor (also with Arielle Greenberg) of Starting Today: 100 Poems for Obama's First 100 Daysand Women Poets on Mentorship: Efforts and Affections (both from the University of Iowa Press). A graduate of Yale University and the Iowa Writers' Workshop, Zucker currently teaches poetry at NYU. In 2016 she was a Bagley Wright Lecturer and wrote and delivered a series of talks on poetry, photography, confessionalism, motherhood, and the ethics of representing real people in art. She was awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship in 2012, a Sustainable Arts Fellowship in 2016, and residencies from The MacDowell Colony and the Vermont Studio Center in 2018. Zucker lives in NYC with her husband and three sons.

MOTHERs
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MOTHERs

Counterpath Press

Literary Nonfiction. "MOTHERs is a howling storm of a book. In this desperately digressive essay, the poet Rachel Zucker narrates her complicated path to becoming and not becoming her mother, the storyteller Diane Wolkstein. Zucker turns her intelli...

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Museum of Accidents
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Museum of Accidents

Wave Books

Poetry. Nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award and chosen by Publishers Weekly and the Poetry Foundation as one of the Best Books of 2009. A brutally honest epic of domestic proportions. MUSEUM OF ACCIDENTS rends the terrorizing forces o...

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The Pedestrians
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The Pedestrians

Wave Books

Poetry. Women's Studies. Rachel Zucker returns to themes of motherhood, marriage, and the life of an artist in this double collection of poems. Fables, written in prose form, shows the reader different settings (mountains, ocean, Paris) of Zucker's ...

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SoundMachine
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SoundMachine

Wave Books

Poetry. Literary Nonfiction. Rachel Zucker sweeps all the corners in this maximalist project of poems and prose, navigating love, loss, and personal and political despair. Through heartbreaking, often comic, genre-non-conforming pieces spanning the ...

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