Rebecca Faith Heyman holds a BA and MA in English and American Literature (min. Creative Writing) from New York University. She’s an advisor to the board of Reedsy, Inc., and the founder and director of The Work Conference and The Work Retreat — annual, weekend-long, boutique events in NYC and MA respectively. Rebecca believes that humor, honesty and keen discernment are the foundations of good editorial work. She lives outside of Boston with her husband, two kids, and Siberian cat.
Areas of specialty include: YA contemporary, YA/A fantasy, YA/A light or literary science fiction, women’s fiction, romance, LGBTQIA+, Jewish fiction, historical fiction (Ancient Greece/Rome, Regency, Victorian, Elizabethan, 1980s, 1990s), contemporary commercial fiction for all audiences.