Born and raised in Massachusetts, Rachel Dillon is a poet, teacher, and book reviewer. 

Rachel is the Book Events and Programming Manager at Beacon Hill Books & Cafe, an independent bookstore in Boston. She also founded and edits The Paige Turner, BHB's monthly newsletter. Learn more about upcoming events and readings at BHB here; subscribe to The Paige Turner here

Rachel is the Marketing Director at The Adroit Journal and runs AGNI's Instagram page. She also served as a poetry reader at the Los Angeles Review and an editorial assistant at AGNI

She holds an MFA in poetry from Boston University, as well as a Master of Arts in Teaching and Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing from Brandeis University. While completing her MFA, she served as a teaching fellow in the Boston University Creative Writing department and a curriculum consultant for the Favorite Poem Project. 

Before pursuing her MFA, Rachel taught high school English Language Arts in NYC public schools and worked as an adjunct professor at Lehman College's Graduate School of Education. She has taught creative writing workshops at Writopia Lab, the South Sudanese Enrichment for Families Bridges Program, and the Gloucester Writers' Center.