Rebecca Rotert received her MA from Hollins College in Virginia where she was the recipient of the Academy of American Poets prize. Her poetry and essays have appeared in Santa Clara Review, America magazine, Hospital Drive Journal of Literature and Humanities, Temenos Journal, Les Femmes Folle, Spark Wheel Press, and Gibraltar Press. She has written for Outside-In magazine, Health Progress, and the New York Times. The essay, Proteus on the Vasa was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Her novel, Last Night at the Blue Angel was published by HarperCollins in 2014 and received an award from the Friends of American Writers. In November of 2015 it received the Nebraska Book Award and was recently longlisted for the Dublin International Literary Award. Rotert is a teaching artist with the Nebraska Writers Collective and she lives in Omaha, NE with her husband, physician and writer Bud Shaw.
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