Rachel Rose’s work has been published in various journals in the United States and Canada, including Poetry, Verse, The Seattle Review, The Malahat Review, and The Journal of the American Medical Association. Her first book of poetry, Giving My Body to Science, (McGill/Queen’s University Press) was a finalist for The Gerald Lampert Award, The Pat Lowther Award, and the Grand Prix du Livre de Montreal. It also won the Quebec Writers’ Federation A.M. Klein Poetry award for 2000. In addition, two of her poems were published in The Best American Poetry 2001. Rose lived for many years in Montreal, Seattle, and Japan before returning to her birthplace, Vancouver.