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Rachel Zucker, MFA

Antioch University Los Angeles

Rachel Zucker is the author of ten books, including, most recently, SoundMachine (Wave Books, 2019). A recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, MacDowell Colony and the Sustainable Arts Foundation, Zucker has taught at Yale, Columbia, and is an adjunct professor at New York University. Founder and host of the podcast Commonplace: Conversations with Poets (and Other People). Zucker is currently working on an immersive audio project (also called SoundMachine) and a book of lectures called The Poetics of Wrongness. For more information visit

Educational History

  • MFA, University of Iowa, 1996
  • BA, Yale, 1994

  • SoundMachine (Wave Books, 2019)
  • National Endowment for the Arts, MacDowell
  • Colony Fellowship and the Sustainable Arts Foundation
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Visiting Faculty ,

MFA in Creative Writing


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