Rachel holds an MA in Creative Writing for Young People from Bath Spa University (with Distinction). Her debut novel Ethan's Voice has received critical acclaim and was named as a children's book of the year in the Financial Times. Ethan's Voice has been shortlisted for the James Reckitt Hull Children's Book Award and longlisted for the Oxfordshire Book Awards.
Rachel has experience of writing for all ages, from picture books to teen/crossover fiction. She also carries out author visits to schools, libraries and literary festivals, as well as offers a writing critique service.