Rachael Maddux

Writer, editor, goober.


Furbaby Fever

I love my dog but I am not his mother

By Rachael Maddux
Illustration by Tim Enthoven


The Main Thing Is Not To Hurry


Mostly 2014 was a year of letting myself off the hook. There was always an excuse to not write and, more often than not, I took it: Changing jobs, getting a…


30 and Bookless

My 14-year-old self would be crushed, but I’m relieved.

As a general rule, I try not to make a big deal about turning another year older because I always…


Welcome Back to School (Shootings)

By Rachael Maddux


Furbaby Fever

I love my dog but I am not his mother

By Rachael Maddux
Illustration by Tim Enthoven


On Staying Hungry

What’s the use of advice you can’t help but follow?

Young creative types are often spoken of in terms of their hunger. Hunger is everything…


Who Orders Trefoils, and Other Mysteries


When the Girl Scout came in January I was indisposed, sick in bed like I had been all month, so Joe took care of business, ordered two boxes of…