Rachel Lynn McGuire

Biography

Rachel Lynn McGuire is a queer, polyamorous artist living in Richmond, Virginia with her husband, her partner, and their 5 kids. She mostly writes poetry and spoken word, but she dabbles in fiction, song-writing, ukulele, visual art, sewing, and book-making. She often writes about difficult topics such as sexual violence, suicidality, miscarriage, and chronic illness, but she doesn't neglect uplifting topics like resilience, body positivity, and sexual freedom. Rach endeavors to feel it all and portray it honestly. Oh, and of course she writes love poetry, too. After all, she falls in love with everyone.

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Stay
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2021. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » Death, Poetry » Female authors
This chapbook is a collection of poems against suicide written by a queer, polyamorous mother of five. Rachel Lynn McGuire composed this collection to stave off her own despair. She shares it with the hope that it will be helpful to others as well. The content in this collection contains expletives and discussions of suicide.
Mama
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2021. Categories: Poetry » Female authors, Poetry » American poetry » General
This chapbook is a collection of poems on parenthood written by a polyamorous mother of five and published during a global pandemic. Mama is an honest portrait of the author trying to settle on her values and live them out in a way that uplifts her children and prepares them for this dangerous world. The content in this collection contains expletives and discussions of miscarriages.
Lovies
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2021. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » Love, Poetry » Gay & lesbian
This chapbook is a collection of love poems written by a queer, polyamorous woman. It is a celebration of human connection published in the midst of a global pandemic. The content in this collection is not sexually explicit.

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Catherine Jones
Latest book: Girl Without a Country.
Published December 22, 2016. (5.00 from 1 review)
Elisa Catrina
Latest book: Miss Translated: A Benefit for the New Sanctuary Coalition.
Published October 23, 2019. (5.00 from 1 review)
Luwa Adebanjo
Latest book: I Am Not Who I say I Am.
Pre-release—available March 31, 2023.