Rachel Marie Patterson serves as the co-founder and editor of Radar Poetry. She is also a founding editor of Four Way Review. She holds an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. 

The recipient of an Academy of American Poets Prize, Rachel's work has been nominated for Best of the Net, Best New Poets, and the Pushcart Prize. Her poems appear in Harpur Palate, Cimarron Review, Smartish PaceParcel, The Journal, Thrush Poetry Journal, Nashville ReviewRedividerFugue, and others.

Her first chapbook, If I Am Burning, was published in 2011. Rachel currently lives in Ewing, NJ, where she works in the nonprofit sector, serving as the General Manager of the International Alliance of ALS/MND Associations.