Ms. Rebecca Evans

Idaho, United States

Member Since: 01/03/2016

Evans is a memoirist, poet, and essayist. In addition to writing, she teaches Creative Nonfiction at Boise State University and mentors high school girls in the juvenile system. In her spare time, she co-hosts a radio program, Writer to Writer, offering a space for writers to offer tips on craft and life. She’s also disabled, a Veteran, a Jew, a gardener, a mother, a worrier, and more. She has a passion for sharing difficult stories about vulnerability woven with mysticism.

Evans earned two MFAs, one in creative nonfiction, the other in poetry, University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe. She lives in Idaho with her sons, her Newfoundlands, and her Calico.

Her poems and essays have appeared in Narratively, The Rumpus, Entropy Literary Magazine, War, Literature & the Arts, The Limberlost Review, and a handful of anthologies. She’s co-edited an anthology of poems, WHEN THERE ARE NINE, a tribute to the life and achievements of Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Moon Tide Press). Her full-length poetry collection, a memoir in verse, TANGLED BY BLOOD, will be available March, 2023 (Moon Tide Press).


Twitter Username: @RebeccaWrites


  • "Braced & Bedazzled" , The Rumpus
  • "Meat & Dairy" , Hypertext Magazine
  • "I Got Crushed in a Field of Boy Corn and Girl Corn" , Narratively
  • "Gaming" , War, Literature, & the Arts:
  • "Heartbeats" , Capable Magazine: (October 2017)
  • "Writing Me" , Fiction Southeast
  • Quarantine Isn't So Bad" , 34th Parallel:
  • "Unalone" , Collateral Journal
  • "Harnessed" , Airplane Reading
  • "A Soft Food Diet Doesn't Always Heal the Heart" , Passenger Journal


  • Boise State University's "Women Making History in Idaho"(2005)
  • Phi Kappa Phi(2015)
  • CWI Presidential Writing Award, 2nd Place, Poetry(2013)
  • Phi Theta Kappa(2012)
  • Idaho Business Review's "Idaho Women of the Year"(2008)
  • National Association of Women Business Owner’s" Women of the Year in Business"(2008)
  • Mrs. Idaho International(2004)
  • USAF Inspector General Award of Excellence(1991)
  • USAFE Outstanding Airfield Management NCO of the Year(1991)
  • Nominated as USAFE Flight Data Coordinator of the Year – NCO division(1989)


  • Adjunct Professor at Boise State University (August 2022 - )
  • Author at Moon Tide Pres (November 2022 - )


  • Bachelor of Arts in English, Creative Writing Emphasis from Boise Sate University (May 2017)
  • Master of Fine Arts in Creative Nonfiction from Sierra Nevada University (August 2017)
  • Master of Fine Arts in Poetry from Sierra Nevada University (August 2021)

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Poetry