Rachel Marie Patterson (also known as Rachel Patterson Moles) is co-founder and editor of Radar Poetry. 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 chapbook, If I Am Burning, was published in 2011. Rachel currently lives in Ewing, NJ, where she works for the State of New Jersey.