Rachel Schwartz Fagan

Rachel Schwartz Fagan is passionate about storytelling and children’s books. She has an M.Phil in Children’s Literature from Trinity College Dublin and is currently completing a Master of Teaching at the Ontario Institute of Studies in Education (OISE). She has worked as a reading and writing tutor, ESL teacher, theatre critic, and bookstore monkey. Rachel is an avid zinester and was shortlisted for Broken Pencil’s Best Perzine Award in 2018 and 2020. Her picture book manuscript was longlisted for CANSCAIP’s Writing for Children Competition, and she has been published in the UC Review. In her free time, she draws (badly), embroiders (a little better), argues with her dog (often loses), and reads (of course).