Rachel Cantor

Rachel Cantor is the author of the novel A Highly Unlikely Scenario, or a Neetsa Pizza Employee’s Guide to Saving the World (Melville House). Her stories have appeared in magazines such as the Paris Review, One Story, Ninth Letter, Kenyon Review, and the New England Review. In addition to writing fiction, she freelances as a writer for nonprofits that work in developing countries. Rachel lives in New York, in the writerly borough of Brooklyn. She is, always, at work on another book.

Articles by Rachel Cantor

Passover in Pakistan

In 1990, I worked with Afghan refugees in Peshawar, Pakistan, then the site of the largest refugee population in the ...

The Power of the Aleph

I don’t speak Hebrew and, despite a few semi-earnest attempts to learn my aleph-bet, I don’t read it either. I recognize enough ...