Burning the Old Store

Rachel Rinehart’s poems have appeared or are forthcoming in journals including New Ohio Review, Prairie Schooner, Massachusetts Review, Indiana Review, and Colorado Review. Her poetry collection The Church in the Plains was recently se-lected by Peter Everwine as the winner of the 2016 Philip Levine Poetry Prize and is forthcoming from Anhinga Press in January 2018. Rinehart grew up in Chuckery, Ohio, and currently teaches at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia.