Rachelle Parker is a Nassawadox born, Brooklyn bred writer. She was selected the winner of the Furious Flower Poetry Prize and Pat Schneider Poetry Contest. She placed third in the Allen Ginsberg Poetry Contest and was an honorable mention in the Pat Dobler Poetry Award. She is a fellow of Tin House Summer Workshop Poetry, Callaloo Creative Writing at Brown University and Willow Arts Alliance. Her work can be found in Rhino Poetry, About Place Journal, The Adirondack Review, Paterson Literary Review, Lips and The New Jersey Council of Teachers of English Journal. She contributed poems to the anthologies: The BreakBeat Poets Volume 2: Black Girl Magic and The Poeming Pigeon: Poems About Food. She serves as poetry editor for Peregrine. Spring 2021, Rachelle made her photography debut in Orion Magazine.