Lorraine Rice

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Lorraine Rice writes poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Her work explores identity and agency by way of interrogating history. She earned her BA from Hampshire College, MFA from The Writer’s Foundry at St. Joseph’s University New York, and has received fellowships from Cave Canem and Kimbilio. Her short story “Allegiance” won the Scoundrel Time Editors’ Choice Award in Fiction (2019) and was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Originally from South Carolina and Virginia, Lorraine Rice currently lives in Philadelphia.


"Crepuscular Hour" collected in midnight & indigo: Eighteen Speculative Stories by Black Women Writers, Vol IIIThe Baby Factory - Witness MagazineInstants - swamp pink, no.1When I Look Like My Father It Makes My Mother Cry - Philadelphia StoriesAllegiance - Scoundrel TimeReading Zelda - Literary Mama“The Sex Goddess and the Mama” collected in Who’s Your Mama?: The Unsung Voices of Women and Mothers, Soft Skull Press