Rachel Menard earned her degree in marketing from ASU, during which time her work was featured in the university paper and her own, self-published punk zine, Chelsea. She was also a college radio DJ. She currently works for a seasonal design company, creating whimsical copy for Christmas ornaments. She hosts the Rhode Island Meet & Greets for the NESCBWI, and in her free time, writes strange and fantastical stories for teens. For more of her writings and ramblings, visit www.rachelmenard.com.