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Meet Rachel Simon
“Pickleball became a big pandemic pastime.” That’s what Gotham teacher Rachel Simon found, anyways. For Rachel—the Deputy Editor of Hello Giggles and a freelance writer for publications including the New York Times, Glamour, and Vulture—writing is about finding the unexpected connections. “The first story I wrote in the pandemic, which was for the New York Times, was about pickleball.Read More View All
The teacher has the unique ability to make everyone feel like they can succeed. She inspired me every session to work harder and believe that with a lot of practice and a little luck I could make it as a writer.
Lana Cohen, journalist