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Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Rachel Sarah is an author, journalist, and essayist on a mission to heal the world.

She left California at age 18 to study at Reed College and completed her B.A. in journalism at The New School in NYC. In between, she taught English in Mexico and reported for The Prague Post in the Czech Republic. 

She had her first daughter in New York City and was a solo mom for a decade. Everything changed when Rachel moved back to the Bay Area and met a great guy at a book launch party. Today they’re the proud parents of two amazing daughters who are 12 years apart. They inspire her and motivate her to show up. 

Rachel’s first book Single Mom Seeking (Seal Press) was optioned for a TV series by 20th Century Fox. Parenting magazine named her one of 8 “Single Parents Who Inspire Us.” She has been interviewed by The Today Show and CNN.

Rachel has written for dozens of publications, including The Washington Post, The New York Times, Family CircleParents, and Ravishly.

She​ has​ worked as a newspaper reporter, a developmental book editor, a textbook writer, and a social media strategist. Today she’s committing her skills to reversing climate change. She wants to do everything she can to heal the earth.

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Rachel is a former band geek who plays the alto sax; her stage name was “Roxy.”

She deeply believes what Bréne Brown says: “You either walk inside your story and own it​,​ or you stand outside your story and hustle for your worthiness.”

She’s the kind of woman who shows up.

Rachel also writes fiction for middle grade and young adult readers. Her most recent middle grade fiction was published in Cricket magazine.