RachelDacus

The Renaissance Club - A Novel

The Renaissance Club is my work-in-progress novel involving time, creativity, a young woman’s quest through history, and the great Baroque sculptor Gianlorenzo Bernini. Can a frustrated young art historian and […]






My poem "Elegance"

I’m thrilled to have this key poem, “Elegance” from my manuscript poetry collection Arabesque appear in One, the literary journal of Jacar Press.






Even if you’re the rocket scientist’s daughter, growing up in a fishing community gives you an early acquaintance with two immutable forces: the ocean and death. One of my grammar […]






Interview at IthacaLit.com

I’m delighted that IthacaLit, that fine litmag out of Ithaca, NY and piloted by poet Michele Lesko, has published Barbara Ellen Sorensen’s interview with me, as well as a couple […]






Back to Italy this morning

I’ve returned to working on my novel about Italy. Took a wonderful webinar from The Book Doctors, Arielle Eckstut and David Henry Sterry, and it was so full of great […]