Rachel Contreni Flynn


1309 Liverpool Lane
Mundelein, IL 60060

Author's Bio

Rachel Contreni Flynn’s second full-length collection, Tongue, won the Benjamin Saltman Award and is forthcoming from Red Hen Press, and her chapbook, Haywire, is forthcoming from Bright Hill Press. Her first book, Ice, Mouth, Song, was published in 2005 by Tupelo Press, after winning the Dorset Prize. She was awarded a Fellowship from the NEA in 2007. Her work has twice been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and she received an Illinois Arts Council Artists Fellowship in 2005. She is a graduate of the Warren Wilson College MFA Program and lives north of Chicago with her husband and two children.

Publications & Prizes

Tongue (Red Hen Press, 2010)
Ice, Mouth, Song (Tupelo Press, 2005)
Haywire (Bright Hill Press, 2009)

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Brookston, IN
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