Rebecca Dimyan is an award-winning writer whose nonfiction essays and short fiction have appeared in national and international print and online publications.
Rebecca teaches writing and literature at several universities in Connecticut. She is also co-founder and co-chair of the Ridgefield Writers' Conference held each year in Ridgefield, CT.
She recently finished her first novel set in 1950's Danbury, Connecticut and Beirut, Lebanon. The story is inspired by the life of her Lebanese-American grandfather. An excerpt of this novel, Waiting for Beirut, was selected as a semi-finalist for the 2017 Baltic Writing Residency.
As a health and wellness writer, Rebecca has written about her experience with endometriosis and holistic treatment, most recently in a monthly column on the topic for Endometriosis News. She is currently at work on a collection of essays about her experience with the disease.