Bio

Photo of Rebecca Connors in black and whiteRebecca Connors graduated from Boston University with a BA in English. After graduation, she spent time roaming across the map. Raised in Bethesda, MD, she has lived in the small town of Shelby, NC and on the west coast, in San Francisco, CA and Seattle, WA.

She is now back in Boston with her family, where she recently earned an MFA at the Solstice MFA program at Pine Manor College. Along with her writing and studying, she works at the Community Music Center of Boston to promote its programs and mission. She and fellow poet, Lisa Allen founded The Notebooks Collective as a response to the isolation from Covid-19.

She has too many plants and a weakness for regency romances, horror stories, and disease ecology. She also has a tuxedo cat named Lizzie.

Her work has recently appeared in Tinderbox Poetry Journal, Menacing Hedge, Glass Poetry Journal and elsewhere.  Her poems have been nominated for the Orison Anthology and the Pushcart Prize.

Her chapbook manuscript, Split Map, won the Dare to Speak Chapbook Contest and was published by Minerva Rising Press in Spring 2019.

A B&W photo of a tuxedo cat sitting on papers