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Rachel was the recipient of the Mercury Prize in fiction, a monetary prize to the best piece of work published in its genre.

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Rachel is a senior IDS Business, Media, and Communications major who grew up on the sandy shores of Miami and migrated to the green mountains of Vermont in 2003. She immensely enjoys reading, writing stories, yoga, and baking treats. Her beloved book of the moment is The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern. Ahead is a journey to Washington, D.C., where she will eventually publish her six-year-old novel and earn an MFA in Creative Writing.