Rachel Pudelek is a dog-hugger and tree-lover. Growing up with three sisters sparked her passion for both women's history and women's advocacy, which led to her career as a birth doula and childbirth educator. These days she channels those passions into researching women's history and writing fiction. When she's not writing, Rachel enjoys hiking, attempting to grow her own food, and reading. She lives in Seattle, Washington with her husband, two daughters, two dogs, a cat, and two well-fed guinea pigs. Freyja’s Daughter is her debut novel.