Episode Seven: Rebecca Burke

Of Readers and Ducklings—You Need Literarapy—Do You Write What You Read?—Reach Out and Find Your Piece a Home—Negging a Character—Token Characters and Stealing Stories—Bonfire of the Criticisms

Rebecca Burke is a current MFA student studying fiction at George Mason University. Her fiction has been published in Awakened Voices and the Same, and her nonfiction was featured in the You Are Not Your Rape anthology, published by Rhythm and Bones Press. At GMU, she is the Submissions Coordinator for Stillhouse Press, and coaches a local club swim team. When she’s not writing, you can find her decompressing at the pool or the barn. You can follow her on Twitter @beccaburke95, where she tweets about navigating the MFA with a visual impairment and all things feminist, writing, horses, and swimming. You can also find her work at rrburkewrites.com.

Read Rebecca’s Work Here

“you too”

“The Vigil”

You Are Not Your Rape

Rebecca’s Picks

The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin

Make Your Home Among Strangers by Jennine Capó Crucet

Of Fire and Stars by Audrey Coulthurst



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