Rae Stringfield (she/her) is a PhD student in University of New Mexico's Rhetoric & Writing program. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing & Environment from Iowa State University, where she served as Fiction Editor for Flyway: Journal of Writing & Environment. Rae has taught creative writing workshop, rhetoric and critical thinking, multimodal composition, and special topics honors courses (“LGBTQ+ Representation in Film, Lit, & Pop Culture” and “Butt Dials & Booty Calls: Sex, Sexuality, and Relationships in the Digital Age”).
Rae's first introduction to storytelling was her father’s tales of his childhood in small-town Tennessee. Her love of stories eventually grew into a writing habit that drew her toward writing workshops during her undergraduate studies. Rae obtained her undergraduate education at University of Tennessee, where she developed her adoration for short fiction while serving as Editor of the undergraduate literary magazine Phoenix.
Rae is a Pushcart-nominated writer, an avid reader, a freelance editorial consultant, and a writing instructor. She lives with her dog Gavin in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Rae is currently at work on her first novel.