Rachel Marie Patterson is the co-founder and editor of Radar Poetry. She holds an M.F.A. in Poetry from UNC Greensboro. Her poems appear in Valparaiso Poetry Review, Harpur Palate, Smartish Pace, The Journal, Thrush, and many others. Rachel's poetry been nominated for Best of the Net and Best New Poets. Her piece “Connemara” received a special mention in the 2019 Pushcart Prize anthology. She is the author of the poetry collection Tall Grass With Violence (FutureCycle Press, 2022).