Rebecca blogs at www.chasinglight-ajourney.com about her recent move into a small RV with two dogs and not enough books, and her upcoming journey of “chasing light.” Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in the Christian Science Monitor, Alimentum, Crack the SpineThe Gettysburg Review, The Rumpus, the New South Journal, the Waccamaw Journal, and O, The Oprah Magazine. A craft essay appears on the Brevity Blog.

She has twice been awarded North Carolina Regional Artist Project grants and has received two Pushcart nominations.

Her essay, “The Transit of Venus” was selected as runner-up in the 2015 New South Writing Contest and appeared in the New South Journal volume 8.2, Fall, 2015. She has also been a Fellow at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA).


Contact Rebecca at rgummere@mac.com.

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