On Blackberry Hill is the winner of the 2016 National Jewish Book Award for Young Adult Literature.
 
''Another YA novel that fully grown adults should have no qualms about reading . . . Come for the references to morning prayers and color wars, stay for all the feels.' - Alma
'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
News

"Things I Wish I Could Workshop Other Than My Novel," a humor column, in The Rumpus' Funny Women, November 2022.

"The Things We Grew," a short story in Passengers Journal, September 2022.

Rachel is teaching Use Your Memories To Write Fiction at The Writing Institute at Sarah Lawrence College, Fall 2022.

Short stories "The Pool" (March 2021) and "Exposure" (May 2020) were featured in Byte the Book's Byte Shorts Showcase.

Rachel led "Writing Practice," a workshop for members of Byte the BookMay, 2021.