In this episode I talk to Rachel Weaver about growing up in Tennessee, shocking fish and her love of science which lead her to the University of Colorado and a degree in Biology, then eventually to Alaska where she tracked bears and finally what brought her back to Colorado and the MFA program at Naropa University.
Rachel Weaver is the author of Point of Direction from Ig Publishing (igpub.com). Her work has appeared in three Best New American Voices anthologies as well as many magazines. Her novel was selected for Oprah Magazine’s list of Ten Titles to Pick Up Now, the American Booksellers Association Top Ten Debuts of spring 2014, and an Indie Next Pick, and Yoga Magazine’s Top Five Summer Reading List.
You can learn more about Rachel and her book at http://www.rachelweaver.net .