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Rachel Monroe

Staff Writer
The New Yorker

Rachel Monroe is a contributing writer at The New Yorker, where she covers Texas and the Southwest. She began contributing to the magazine in 2017, and has written about “vanlife” influencers, essential-oil multi-level marketing companies, and stolen valor. Previously, she was a contributing writer at The Atlantic and has also written for the New York Times Magazine, New York, Esquire, and many other publications. Her first book, “Savage Appetites: True Stories of Women, Crime, and Obsession,” was published in 2019. She lives in Marfa, Texas.

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