Rachel Phares

Rachel Phares is the Senior Publishing Associate at BenBella Books, where she works on projects with various departments internally, from strategic positioning to production, and works with outside vendors to produce BenBella’s e-books. She graduated from Wichita State University in 2012 with a degree in cello performance and obtained a publishing certificate from the Denver Publishing Institute in 2014. In her spare time, Rachel is probably playing music (cello and viola da gamba), reading (almost anything), or rewatching episodes of 30 Rock. Among her many favorite authors are Donna Tartt, Jhumpa Lahiri, and David Sedaris.


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