Rachel Sahaidachny is Executive Director of the Indiana Writers Center, a non-profit dedicated to supporting a thriving literary arts culture in Indiana. She also serves on the board of The R/Evolution Fund working to breakup inequities in arts communities. Sahaidachny has over fifteen years of experience in nonprofit management, with the past decade spent in arts administration.
Sahaidachny is also a poet, and editor. Her editorial experience spans nearly a decade and includes: associate editor of The Indianapolis Review , co-editor of Not Like the Rest of Us: An Anthology of Contemporary Indiana Writers , and former poetry editor for Booth: A Journal. Recent writing has been published in The South Dakota Review, The Southeast Review, Radar Poetry, Community of Writers Poetry Review, Indiana Humanities, Nuvo, Red Paint Hill and others. She was a finalist in the 2016 Radar Poetry Coniston Prize, and she was awarded first prize in the Wabash Watershed Indiana Poetry Awards. She holds an M.F.A. in Poetry from Butler University.