| Rebecca Rasmussen|
| The Bird Sisters: A Novel, Evergreen: A Novel, Evergreen, Evergreen: roman|
Colorado State University
Rebecca Rasmussen Wikipedia
Rebecca Rasmussen is an American educator and novelist. She was born in Highland Park, Illinois and spent her youth in Wisconsin. She presently lives in Los Angeles, California where she teaches writing at The University of California, Los Angeles.
Rasmussen was raised in Spring Green, Wisconsin. When she was very young, her parents divorced, with the result that she spent a considerable portion of her growing years in Northfield, Illinois as well. Rasmussen has four brothers.
Rasmussen began writing early. Her short stories have appeared in TriQuarterly and Mid-American Review magazines. She was a finalist in the 30 Below contest of Narrative Magazine. She was also a finalist in the Family Matters contest of Glimmer Train magazine.
Rasmussen received a BA degree from Colorado State University and Master's degrees from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Penn State University. It was during the UM coursework that she completed her first novel, which was published as The Bird Sisters two years later, on 12 April 2011.
Rasmussen has taught writing at Penn State University, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Fontbonne University, Washington University in St. Louis, and The University of California, Los Angeles.
Rasmussen is married and has a daughter.