Rachel Prizant Kotok has been teaching English composition, literature, and language since 1996. Addicted to constrained writing, she has written letter-sequenced palindromic poetry for more than two decades. She was a finalist for Southwest Review’s 2014 Morton Marr Poetry Prize and the 2015 Tucson Festival of Books Literary Award for Poetry. Rachel is currently working on a book of palindrome poems paired with works of flash fiction. She teaches at UC Berkeley.