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  • Rachel Toor
    Rachel Toor
    Riverpoint One 425

    Creative Nonfiction


    Yale University, AB (1984)
    University of Montana, MFA (2006)

    Formerly acquisitions editor at Oxford and Duke University Presses and admissions officer at Duke.

    Recent Publications

    Misunderstood, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016
    On the Road to Find Out, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014
    Personal Record: A Love Affair with Running, University of Nebraska Press, 2008.
    The Pig and I, Penguin/Plume/University of Nebraska Press 2009.
    Admissions Confidential, St. Martin's Press, 2001.
    Columnist for The Chronicle of Higher Education and Running Times magazine.

    Courses Taught

    Creative Nonfiction workshop
    Form and Theory of Nonfiction
    Senior Creative Writing Capstone
    Graduate Electives in Nonfiction
    Form and Theory of Fiction

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