Rachel Harkai received a bachelor of art degree in creative writing and comparative literature from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 2007, where she was the winner of four Hopwood awards for both poetry and nonfiction. After graduating, she served as the writer-in-residence with Hub City Writers Project of Spartanburg, South Carolina and moved to Detroit in 2008. Harkai is currently a writer-in-residence with InsideOut Literary Arts Project. Her work is deeply influenced by non-literary art forms, and she is currently working on a body of poems loosely based on the themes of memory, survival, collapse and the post-urban landscapes of Detroit.

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