Rachel Knightley is a freelance writer and tutor with a background in directing and performing. Her short stories have been commissioned by Swan River Press, Woman’s Weekly, Hull University and Black Shuck Books and won the ‘Promis’ Prize for Children’s Fiction and first place in Writers’ Forum’s fiction competition. Rachel’s plays have been performed by the National Trust, Questors Youth Theatre and Endpaper Theatre. She completes her PhD in December 2019.
A former copywriter and subeditor for Telegraph Media Group, Transworld Publishers and HarveyNichols.com, Rachel now edits and teaches in a freelance capacity and runs Green Ink Writers’ Gym for writers of all genres and levels of experience. She is a featured blogger for Bloomsbury Publishing’s Writers & Artists website, reviews film and theatre and teaches Creative Writing, Speech and Drama.