Rebecca Orchard’s fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Passages North, Split Lip Magazine, Exposition Review, Milk Candy Review, Tammy, Pigeon Pages, The Pinch, The Baltimore Review, and elsewhere. Her work on the Voyager Golden Record has been profiled in The Guardian, BBC World Service NewsHour, and Atlas Obscura. Her opinions on the project were documented in a blog post by DFC International Computing Inc.
Orchard studied classical music at the Peabody Conservatory as a French horn major before baking professionally for seven years. She earned her M.F.A. in Fiction from Bowling Green State University and is currently a Ph.D. candidate at Florida State University.
Her studies have taken her to Vienna and throughout the US, Scotland, and England. Orchard loves equally the mountains of New Mexico, the canyons of Manhattan, and the hills of her native Ohio. Many of her stories can be found and read on her website.
Updated July 2022