Screen Shot 2018-03-03 at 7.42.38 PM.png

Hi! Iā€™m the writer for Curated, a new publishing brand by Facebook and Instagram.

Previously, I was a senior editor at Sweet on Snapchat Discover. I have also written about culture, art, and books for Elle.comVice.comNYLONThe Paris Review DailyThe New InquiryGuernica, and elsewhere. On the side, I co-edit Powder Keg, a quarterly poetry magazine.

instagram: @rebecca_bates
twitter: @rebecca_bates