Dr Rachel Knightley is a fiction and non-fiction author with a background in directing and performing. She teaches communication and performance – from LAMDA Exams, GCSE/A Level and BA English and Drama to auditions, speeches and Continued Professional Development – for all ages and industries. She is currently writing and presenting ‘The E.I. of Sci-Fi’ for Starburst Magazine and runs Green Ink Writers’ Gym for writers of all genres and levels of experience.

Rachel’s short stories have been commissioned by Swan River Press, Woman’s Weekly, Hull University and Black Shuck Books, winning the ‘Promis’ Prize for Children’s Literature and Writers’ Forum’s First Prize for Fiction. Her first full collection will be published in May 2021. Her most recent titles, published in 2020, are Your Creative Writing Toolkit and Illuminate Publishing’s GCSE Drama Revision and Study Guide.  She is an editor and copywriter for private clients, having previously worked for Telegraph Media Group, HarveyNichols.com and Transworld (now Penguin Random House). Contact Rachel to discuss your project.

Lockdown Workshops for Children and Teenagers
Green Ink Writers’ Gym are providing pay-what-you-can sessions in Creative Writing, English Language and Literature during Lockdown. Led by Dr Rachel Knightley. Book here!