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Rebecca Bratten Weiss

TALKING TO SNAKES
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Rebecca Bratten Weiss is a writer, educator, and eco-grower.

She is the author of Mud Woman, a collaborative chapbook with Joanna Penn Cooper (Dancing Girl Press, 2018). Her creative work has been published in Two Hawks Quarterly, The Cerurove, Lycan Valley Press Publications, Figroot Press, Jesus the Imagination, Convivium, US Catholic, Poetry Pacific, Connecticut River Review, Ethel Zine, and On the Seawall. She is a Pushcart and Best of the Net nominee. Her chapbook of poems, Talking to Snakes, is forthcoming from Ethel in Spring 2020.

Her essays have appeared in The Green Room, The Tablet, The Blog of the International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, Human Life Review, Delta Epsilon Sigma, US Catholic, Good Letters, and at her Patheos column, Suspended in her Jar.

She has spoken at various academic and cultural events on topics ranging from Nietzsche's aesthetics and Bronte's feminism, to ecology in literature and vulgarity in religion.

Rebecca recently completed work on "The Dirt," an eco-feminist novel exploring the impact of the fracking industry on a dysfunctional Ohio family.

She is also in the process of revising "The Peacemakers," a speculative literary sci-fi in which women in a near-future matriarchy control men via advanced AI technology.

She is a member of the George Sandinistas, and one of the founders of the Muse Writers Collective, which offers courses and workshops online.