About Rachel Gold

Rachel Gold (they/she) is the author of multiple, award-winning queer & trans Young Adult novels. Currently an English professor at Macalester College, Rachel has a diverse writing career that includes seven years as a reporter for a regional LGBTQ newspaper and fifteen years surviving corporate marketing. Their debut novel, Being Emily, was the first Young Adult novel to tell the story of a transgender girl from her perspective. They’re a nonbinary lesbian, all-around nerd and avid gamer.

Rachel has a B.A. in English and Religious Studies from Macalester College and an MFA in Writing from Hamline University.

Want to know more?

If you want to see some of my game characters, I’ve got that ready for you!

And if you’re trying to get in touch with me:

On Twitter I’m @RachelGold

The Being Emily Facebook page is: https://www.facebook.com/BeingEmily

Or you can contact me at this email address (provided as an image to foil spam-bots, so I’m sorry but you can’t click it*):

An address

* Ok, yes, you can click it, but it’s not very useful or exciting. It’s more fun if you type it into your email program and send me a note.