RebeccaMcKannaHeadshotRebecca McKanna is a native Iowan who thinks few things are more beautiful than the farmland. Her fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry have appeared in Narrative’s Story of the Week, Michigan Quarterly Review, and Arts & Letters, among other publications.

Rebecca serves as a visiting assistant professor of English and creative writing at Waldorf College. She is also a reader for the literary journal, Midwestern Gothic.

A former newspaper reporter and corporate communications writer, she earned her MFA in creative writing from Purdue University in May 2015. While at Purdue, she served as Visiting Writers’ Series Coordinator, Sycamore Review’s Book Review Editor, and tutored in Purdue’s Writing Lab.