Rachel is a New York-based playwright and freelance writer formerly working as the senior staff writer for BET Digital News (A Viacom Network). Recent editorials can be seen in publications such as Elite Daily, TV Guide, and others.
Her comedic writing can be read on McSweeney's Internet Tendency page.
In 2019, she was a finalist for the CBS Writer’s Mentoring Program. In 2020, she competed in the Fresh Fruit Festival’s Monologue Project, where she was awarded the audience favorite. She also participated in the virtual writer’s room for the Playdate Theatre Development Conference (Los Angeles). Her original short play "Red Red Wine" will premiere as part of The Fire This Time Festival in 2022.
Her plays can be viewed and downloaded on the New Play Exchange.
To read her latest blog posts, visit https://rachelherron.substack.com/