Rebecca Bald

Born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago, this hometown-ish girl earned a BA in English Language and Literature at the University of Michigan, where she served on the executive committee of the Prison Creative Arts Project, as well as on the women’s soccer team as a goalkeeper. Rebecca then earned her MA in Teaching with the Academy for Urban School Leadership and taught for three years in the Chicago Public Schools as a high school English teacher before heading to Northwestern. She is currently a nonfiction reader for TriQuarterly and an MFA candidate in the creative nonfiction program.