Rachel Kessler is a writer based in Seattle, Washington. An avid collaborator, she is a founding member of the Typing Explosion and the Vis-à-vis Society as well as LOCCAL (League Of Citizens Concerned About Literature). She has written about eating and hair removal for The Stranger. Her text-based visual art has been featured in The Open Daybook and Sea-Cat, and her poems have appeared in Poetry Northwest, The Monarch Review, and The Far Field. Her collaborative poems have appeared in Tin House, TATE, and USA Today.