Rachel Deahl

News Director at Publishers Weekly, Executive Director of Programming for the NY Rights Fair

New York, New York


Tufts University





  • Columnist and news director for Publishers Weekly
  • Has had a career in journalism or publishing since 2002
  • Author of the e-book, "Publishing 101"


Rachel Deahl is a former writer for The Balance Careers covering media and publishing. Her writing covered many careers in journalism and publishing and the skills needed to be successful in the field.

She writes a weekly column called "Deals" for Publisher's Weekly about the hottest books being acquired by the major publishers. Also, she authored the Publishers Weekly e-book, "Publishing 101."

She formerly served as an associate editor at the Book Standard and an assistant editor at Working Mother magazine.



Deahl earned her B.A. in English from Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts.


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