Rae Richen’s short stories, poetry and articles have appeared in anthologies of Northwest authors, in Pacific Northwest newspapers and in Writers’ Northwest Handbook. She has taught junior high, high school students and adults since the ice age, and has always been impressed with the wide-ranging curiosity and the persistent search for answers among her students.
Her young adult novel, Uncharted Territory, is written for young adults and adults who enjoy a triumph of life over fear. Rae Richen lives with her family, and teaches in Portland, Oregon. She recently served as president of Oregon Writers Colony, a regional organization supporting writers.
Rae Richen teaches writing to adults and, with mystery author Bill Cameron, has taught short story writing to middle school writers. She also has taught classes in how to create an effective and supportive critique group.
Her newest book is Scapegoat: The Price of Freedom, a young adult novel about the price of fear and freedom during the 1950s.