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Lea Rachel possesses a strong literary background firmly planted in her roots, education, and experiences. Originally from Detroit, Michigan, she hails from a bloodline of writers, including her grandmother Beki Bahar, an internationally published Turkish author and poet, and her uncle Anthony Kosnik, coauthor of a well-respected liturgical book that circulated circa the 1970s.



Rachel attended the University of Michigan, where she had two short stories published in the competitive literary publications Prism and The Write Stuff. She has attended writing workshops at the University of Michigan, University of California, and University of Iowa—and placed fifth, out of 18,000 entries, in the personal essay category of the 72nd Annual Writer’s D

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Lea Rachel I generally give in to it. I mean, almost whenever I sit down to write I find myself wanting to do something else - tidy up the room, check to see if…moreI generally give in to it. I mean, almost whenever I sit down to write I find myself wanting to do something else - tidy up the room, check to see if the mail has come, maybe make another cup of coffee? So, I actually allow myself to do a couple of those things, and then once I've gotten the distracting itch out of my system, I sit down with my steaming new cup of coffee and FORCE MYSELF TO WRITE!(less)
Lea Rachel Another historical fiction novel, also set in England in Tudor times.
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“I spy entertainment in her:  she discourses, she carves, she gives the leer of invitation.” 

– Merry Wives of Windsor

My third novel is at last complete.  It is even more controversial than my last one, but it was important for me to see it through.  I leave it as a legacy for my son, whose own remarkable life was the novel’s inspiration.

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