Rachel Davies is a writer and Drawn & Quarterly’s marketing assistant.
Rachel’s primary subjects are music and books, with a focus on comics, but they write about all aspects of culture: film, TV, music, and visuals. In curating, Rachel is interested in creating more accessible and interactive spaces with artists of varied perspectives from all over the world. Rachel’s chapbook Skillful Interiors was released with Ghost City Press this July. You can buy it here.
Rachel has interned with Badlands Unlimited, an art books publisher, and Brooklyn Mag‘s music section, as well as interning with Rookie Mag. In 2017, Rachel was a nightly news writer at Brit + Co. Rachel is currently a content creator and social media manager for Rhino, an insurance startup that allows New York renters to avoid paying security deposits upon move in.
At Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2017, Rachel moderated the Expressive Lines panel with Ron Rege Jr., Hellen Jo, Keren Katz, Maggie Umber, and Xia Gordon, as well as introducing the Jillian Tamaki x Eleanor Davis spotlight. Rachel also runs a book club at Toronto’s Queen Books that spotlights books released by independent publishers.
In high school, Rachel founded the zine Pop Culture Puke which featured the work of young writers and artists from all over the world. Previously, Rachel served as the arts editor for The Le Sigh, a blog that highlights women and non-binary makers.