Rebekah has lived in Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, North Carolina, South Carolina and, currently, Wisconsin. She spent many years working with children in foster care. She holds an MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she was the Martha Meier Renk Distinguished Graduate Fellow and winner of the August Derleth Award. Her work has received prizes from the Comstock Review and Narrative, and is forthcoming in the anthology New Poetry From The Midwest. She is an assistant editor for Orison Books and works as a librarian. In her free time she parents her four small children and asks her husband to do the laundry.