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Rachel Cuevas

Rachel Cuevas

Rachel Cuevas

A single mother of one and lifelong New Yorker, Rachel Cuevas began writing in the second grade. She fell in love with writing at twelve years old, when she realized she could make the ugly thoughts in her head look beautiful on paper. She self published her first book "An Unexamined Truth" through amazon in February of 2015.

Work by This Artist

Removing the Poison
By Rachel Cuevas

A clean getaway from the past proves more formidable than originally thought.

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Contests & Prizes

Flash Fiction Contest
On May 1st, we announced the winners of our Flash Fiction Contest: Thomas Garcia (1st), Rick Krizman (2nd), and Rios de la Luz (3rd). Read more.

The James Baldwin Literature Prize
It is with great pleasure that we announce the winner of The James Baldwin Literature Prize of $1,000 to Hafsa Musa. Read more.

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