Rachelle M. Parker is a Callaloo Fellow. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Peregrine, Creations Magazine, Mused – the BellaOnline Literary Review, The Path Magazine and Elohi Gadugi Journal. Her work has been featured in Poeming Pigeons’ anthology. Dr. Sue Walker named Rachelle the first-prize winner of the Pat Schneider Poetry Contest 2014. She is a Nassawadox-born, Brooklyn-bred girl.