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T. COLE RACHEL is a writer, teacher and ceramic cat collector who lives in Brooklyn. He creates poems, essays, and all manner of music-related journalism.

T. Cole Rachel's work has appeared in Interview, The FADER, Pitchfork, The New York Times Magazine, Bon, V Magazine, Man Of The World, OUT, Dossier, Maxim and Stereogum. He is a regular contributor to Pitchfork and a Contributing Editor at V Magazine. This year he taught POPNY  an introduction to music journalism — at New York University's Journalism School, as well as a recurring poetry workshop, Poetry & Photography, via the Camera Club of NYC. His books include Surviving the Moment of Impact and Bend Don't Shatter.

He is currently Senior Editor at The Creative Independent