About

Rachel Ganz is a Toronto-based female Jewish writer. Rachel lives with mental illness, and three years ago she learned that she is legally blind. Rachel’s plays, essays and stories explore the universality of fear, pain and alienation.

Rachel has completed her undergraduate degree in physical anthropology at The University of Toronto as well as \the playwriting program at The National Theatre School. Popular works include “The Dumb War” (2014), “Plucked” (2016), “Vacuum” (2016) and “Blip” (2016). She is now pursuing her MFA in creative non-fiction at The University of King’s College where she will work on her book “She Hid In The Basement: Understanding the epigenetic impact of Holocaust trauma.”