photo credit: H. Romero

Rebekah L. Fraser is the author of the novel, The Orderly; a dark love story (available in print and ebook from Amazon and other booksellersand the nonfiction book A Farmer’s Guide to Climate Disruption (available from Ingram Spark, Amazon and other booksellers).

She worked as a journalist for several years before turning to fiction. Her articles, creative nonfiction, and personal essays have appeared in publications throughout North America.

Fraser is also the founder and facilitator of Local Lit @ LOTTA, a bi-monthly reading and discussion series featuring published and unpublished works by New Haven area authors.

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  • Albertus Magnus College, March 2019
  • Mitchell Public Library, January 2019
  • Yale Bookstore, December 2018
  • Woods Memorial Library, November 2018
  • Private event, September 2018

PUBLICATIONS

  • Good Fences Make Good Stories, THE WRITER, February 2019
  • In the Path of Luck: an Interview with Award-Winning Author Mira Bartok, THE WRITER, July 2018
  • Stories We Tell, THE MOON MAGAZINE, December 2017
  • Post Carbon Ag: A Farm-City Fusion, GROWING, December 2017
  • New Haven Promise Delivers on its Promise, YALE ALUMNI MAGAZINE, November 2017
  • Disaster’s Toll: How Planning Helps You Recover Emotionally, Financially, & Physically, GROWING, Nov. 2017
  • Farming & Politics: One Year Post Election, FARMING, November 2017
  • Research Enhances ROI, GROWING, August 2017
  • The Art of Water: Irrigation, GROWING, August 2017
  • Camaraderie and Celebration, FARMING, July 2017
  • Camille A. Brown, THE ARTS PAPER, June 2017
  • International Festival of Arts & Ideas, YALE ALUMNI MAGAZINE,  May 2017
  • Evolution Of A Manuscript, THE WRITER,  May 2017
  • The Challenges and Benefits of Running a Farm Stand, GROWING, April 2017
  • John Ingrassia — International Airwaves; New Haven Roots, THE ARTS PAPER, April 2017
  • cover story After The Flood, GROWING, November 2016
  • Farming in 2050, GROWING, October 2016
  • cover story The Art Of Water, GROWING, July 2016
  • Weathering Climate Change (1st monthly column re: Climate Change), GROWING, January 2016
  • 7 Mantras To Balance Your 7 Chakras, MINDBODYGREEN.COM, August 2015
  • Can You Choose To Be Happy? PICKTHEBRAIN.COM, July 2015
  • Edible Natives, GROWING, February 2014
  • The Philly Advantage, BLUEPRINTS, October 2013
  • Farming’s Best Kept Secret, GROWING, May 2013
  • cover story Big Time Organic, GROWING, January 2012
  • Sugaring: The Organic Option, FARMING, December 2011
  • Disconnects Stymie MA STEM Agenda, MASS HIGH TECH, Nov. 2011
  • Food Safety, BLUEPRINTS, October 2011
  • Compliance Safety and Accountability for 2011 and Beyond, BLUEPRINTS, July 2011
  • Leading Farming to New Ground: a conversation with Scott Soares, FARMING, April 2011
  • Economy 2.0?  Meet ‘iFarmers’: They Plant, Tweet, CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Nov. 2010
  • Composting for Urbanites, VEGETARIAN TIMES, July/August 2010
  • Alternative Learning, FARMING, May 2010
  • Exploring Exotics, GROWING, April 2010
  • Late Blight Survey: results point to need for further research, GROWING, April 2010
  • Know Your Transporter, GROWING, April 2010
  • The Far Reaching Effects of Corn Research, GROWING, March 2010
  • Q&A with Ed Kee: advantages & challenges of growing in the Chesapeake Bay, GROWING, March 2010
  • Nutrient Dense Crop Production: a 2 part series, FARMING, February & March 2010
  • Blueberry Bones? an interesting value-added option, FARMING, February 2010
  • cover story From the Ground Up, GROWING, February 2010
  • Seed Germination, GROWING MAGAZINE, January 2010
  • State of the Apiary Industry, GROWING MAGAZINE, December 2009
  • Heirlooms: Seed Science Comes Full Circle, GROWING, December 2009
  • Enhancing Your Menu with Fruit Tisanes, FRESH CUP MAGAZINE, December 2009
  • One on One with Alicia Silverstone, VEGETARIAN TIMES MAGAZINE, November 2009
  • Seed Health Testing: an interview with Lisa Shepherd, GROWING, November 2009
  • cover story Apiculture & the Environmental Impact of Bees, GROWING, October 2009
  • Acadian Understory: Maine’s Wild Blueberry, GROWING, October 2009
  • Eradicating Seed-Borne Plant Pathogens: a 2 part series, GROWING, September & October 2009
  • Simple Gifts Farm: a passion for food & community, GROWING, August 2009
  • A Region Bridges Turbulent Waters to Keep the Industry Flowing, BLUEPRINTS, July 2009
  • Olivia’s Organics: Promoting Health with a New Business Model, GROWING (North Edition), June 2009
  • The Ben Linder Café: raising awareness with every cup, FRESH CUP, June 2009
  • Next Wave in Seed Research: a 3 part series covering Mutagenesis, DNA Transfer, & Genetically Modified Organisms, GROWING, April, May & June 2009
  • Saving the Planet, Saving Ourselves:  a two part series covering eco-friendly business practices in the specialty beverage industry, COFFEE TALK, February & March 2009
  • Organic Farming in the Northeast, GROWING, March 2009
  • cover storyThe Art & Science of Seeds, GROWING, February 2009
  • Managing e-waste in a Climate of Constant Change, EM MAGAZINE, January 2009
  • The Potato & Onion Industries in the Pacific Northwest, BLUEPRINTS, January 2009
  • Bringing Fair Trade to Local Growers, GROWING, January 2009
  • cover story Saving the Planet, Saving Ourselves, COFFEE TALK, November 2008
  • Landscape: Palestine, Venue: Boston – a Nascent Film Festival Makes a Big Impact, IMAGINE, Nov. 2008
  • A Deadly Legacy: Landmines Leave Ripple Effects Worldwide, ABILITIES MAGAZINE, Fall 2008
  • Q&A with Massachusetts’ New Commissioner of Agriculture, FARMING, November 2008
  • Spotlight on the Boston Produce Market, BLUEPRINTS QUARTERLY JOURNAL, October 2008 – 2010
  • To Protect & Serve: eco-friendly packaging, FRESH CUP MAGAZINE, October 2008
  • Get a Life… Coach, GAIAM LIFE e-zine, September 2008
  • Tips to Fit Exercise Into Your Busy Day, GAIAM LIFE e-zine, July 2008
  • Zumi’s: Retailer Spotlight, FRESH CUP MAGAZINE, June 2008
  • SAHARA: Creating a Violence-free Society, ANOKHI MAGAZINE, April 2008
  • Everyday Thukral & Tagra: a Hot Commodity, ANOKHI MAGAZINE, April 2008
  • Strategies for Success in Tourist Towns, FRESH CUP MAGAZINE, February 2008
  • Profile: Ameet Chana, ANOKHI MAGAZINE, January 2008
  • Profile: Shaleen Desai, ANOKHI MAGAZINE, January 2008
  • Profile: Bela Bajaria, ANOKHI MAGAZINE, January 2008
  • Profile: Daru Dhillon, ANOKHI MAGAZINE, January 2008
  • The End of Poverty? RELEVANT MAGAZINE, December 2007
  • Common Ground Cafe: Retailer Spotlight, FRESH CUP MAGAZINE, December 2007
  • Cooks Shop Here: Retailer Spotlight, FRESH CUP MAGAZINE, December 2007
  • cover story, Healthy Herbal Infusions, FRESH CUP MAGAZINE, October 2007
  • Coffeelands Landmine Victims’ Trust Makes Progress in Central America, COFFEE TALK, October 2007
  • Trends in Teas & Tisanes, FRESH CUP MAGAZINE, September 2007
  • Conference Empowers Coffee Industry Affiliates to Help Landmine Victims, COFFEE TALK, July 2007
  • Landmine Removal at Origin, FRESH CUP MAGAZINE, May 2007