Books by Rachel DeWoskin

Rachel DeWoskin completed her MA in poetry at Boston University in 2000 after spending six years in China as a corporate consultant and soap opera actress. She has published work in The Boston Globe, Boston Magazine, The Ann Arbor Observer, Seneca Review,


BANSHEE by Rachel DeWoskin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 4, 2019

"With X-ray-vision, empathy, and vivacity under fire, DeWoskin once again finds literary gold in painful circumstances."
A breast cancer diagnosis kicks off a feral midlife crisis for a mild-mannered poetry professor. Read full book review >
SOMEDAY WE WILL FLY by Rachel DeWoskin
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 22, 2019

"A beautifully nuanced exploration of culture and people. (author's note, sources, map) (Historical fiction. 13-18)"
During World War II, Lillia and her Polish family struggle to make a new home in Shanghai. Read full book review >
BLIND by Rachel DeWoskin
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 14, 2014

"A vivid, sensory tour of the shifting landscapes of blindness and teen relationships. (Fiction. 14-18)"
With traces of John Green's Looking for Alaska (2005), DeWoskin's first teen novel explores death and darkness. Read full book review >
BIG GIRL SMALL by Rachel DeWoskin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 5, 2011

"DeWoskin creates a compelling voice for Judy and performs neat literary magic, confronting the stereotypes of teen fiction even as she uses them to pull the readers' heartstrings."
DeWoskin (Repeat After Me, 2009, etc.) combines two reality-TV staples—teenage sex scandals and little people—in this story about a gifted high-school junior whose struggle to fit in is compounded by her height (3'9"). Read full book review >
REPEAT AFTER ME by Rachel DeWoskin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2009

"Witty, mournful and a shade sentimental, but in the main persuasively told."
Mutual fragility marks a cross-cultural love story that turns tragic in this debut novel from memoirist DeWoskin (Foreign Babes in Beijing, 2005). Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2005

"A babe's-eye view turns out to be surprisingly substantive."
Expat TV star takes readers on a tour through a China in transition. Read full book review >