Rachel Sobel is a biology student at the University of Washington in Seattle, and a recent graduate of the Alpha Writer’s Workshop. She lives in a house full of people who consider her a dangerous lunatic, and generally manages to prove them right. Someday in the far future, she is going to be a scientist if she manages to survive her own education.

Rachel Sobel has the following works available at Clarkesworld:

The Loyalty of Birds

FICTION by Rachel Sobel in Issue 30 – March 2009

She is so afraid that he will die that she cannot bear to watch his restless hands stilled upon the fine sheets; instead she sits at his bedside and watches the sunlight creep across the wall, abandoned tea cupped awkwardly between her palms. There are crickets singing in the garden, but beyond their mild whirring […]