By day Rebecca Coffey is a science journalist, contributing to Scientific American, Discover, and Vermont Public Radio. She is also a commentator on Vermont Public Radio and several other radio outlets, and is the author of two journalistic psychology books for the general public. One won an Outstanding Academic Book award from the American Library Association’s Choice magazine.
But by night Rebecca is a novelist and humorist.
- HYSTERICAL: Anna Freud’s Story has been named a 2015 “Over the Rainbow” book by the American Library Association. It came out May 13, 2014 from She Writes Press. Booklist called HYSTERICAL “complexly entertaining, sexually dramatic, [and] acidly funny” and LAMDA said it’s “got a plot so rife with tension it’ll make you squirm.” Oprah’s O Magazine recommended it in the June 2015 issue.
- NIETZSCHE’S ANGEL FOOD CAKE: And Other “Recipes” for the Intellectually Famished was published in October 2013 by Beck & Branch. About NIETZSCHE’S, Erika Penzer Kerekes, Food Columnist for the L. A. EXAMINER wrote, “Oh my God, I love these! More! More! More! This will appeal to foodies and literary types, and will stretch the boundaries of the ‘cookoir’ genre, for sure.”