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Rachel Smith

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Rachel Smith grew up in Seattle and received her MFA in creative writing (fiction) from the University of Mississippi, where she held a teaching fellowship and was the recipient of the Bondurant Prize. Her writing has appeared in Brevity and been a finalist for the Copper Nickel prize in fiction. She directed the documentary film MINUSTAH Steals Goats, which was an Official Selection at the International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam and is forthcoming from 7th Art Releasing. For her film work, she has received grants from the New York State Council on the Arts, the Jerome Foundation, and the Paul Robeson Fund for Independent Media at the Funding Exchange.