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Rachel Louise Snyder

Photograph by Jocelyn Augustino

About The Author

Rachel Louise Snyder is the author of Fugitive Denim: A Moving Story of People and Pants in the Borderless World of Global Trade, the novel What We’ve Lost Is Nothing, and No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Washington Post, the New Republic, Slate, NPR, and elsewhere. No Visible Bruises won the 2018 Lukas Work-in-Progress Award, the 2020 Hillman Book Prize, and the New York Public Library’s Bernstein Award for Excellence in Journalism; and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Kirkus Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and the American Bar Association Silver Gavel Award, and it was named a top ten book of 2019 by the New York Times. Snyder received an Overseas Press Award for her work on This American Life. A 2020 Guggenheim fellow, Snyder lives in Washington, DC, and is an Associate Professor of Creative Writing and Journalism at American University. Follow her on Twitter at @RLSWrites.

Books by Rachel Louise Snyder