Rachel Kolar is the author of Mother Ghost: Nursery Rhymes for Little Monsters (Sleeping Bear Press, 2018), a collection of thirteen nursery rhymes with Halloween twists. A lover of all things spooky, Rachel has also written several dark fantasy and light horror stories for adults, including And To The Republic (Crossed Genres #26), First Do No Harm (Unless They're Zombies) (Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine #52), and Be Prepared to Shoot the Nanny (Metaphorosis, January 2017).
Rachel holds a B.A. in English from Kenyon College and an M.A. in secondary English education from College of Notre Dame of Maryland, and taught middle school English before becoming a full-time parent and writer. She lives with her husband and three children in the Baltimore/Washington area, where she enjoys plotting new ways to terrify trick-or-treaters.