On Blackberry Hill is the winner of the 2016 National Jewish Book Award for Young Adult Literature.
'On Blackberry Hill depicts the value of multi-generational familial bonds and the journey towards self-discovery which teens . . . will enjoy reading.' - The Jewish Book Council
'Mann's superb descriptive details about camp life and her ability to convey the difficulties all young people face (without tossing in a traditional happy ending) make the book an excellent read.'
The Jewish Advocate
"The Pool" (March 2021) and "Exposure" (May 2020) are featured in Byte the Book's
Byte Shorts Showcase.
Rachel is leading "Writing Practice," a workshop for members of Byte the Book, on May 5th 2021.
On Blackberry Hill was featured in the Jewish Book Council's "Summer Camp Vibes" book roundup, 2020.
Rachel is a current MFA candidate and recipient of the Grace Paley Fellowship in fiction at Sarah Lawrence College. 

© 2016 by Rachel Mann

Illustrations by Nina Rosenblatt

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