Rachel Louise Snyderisthe author of Fugitive Denim, What We’ve Lost is Nothing, andNo Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us, as well as a forthcoming memoir (May ’23). Her work has appeared in theNew Yorker,theNew York Times magazine, theWashington Postand on NPR. Over the past two decades, Snyder has traveled to sixty countries, covering stories of human rights, gender-based violence, natural disasters, displacement and war. Snyder holds a B.A. from North Central College and an M.F.A. from Emerson College. She was a Guggenheim Fellow in 2020-2021. Originally from Chicago, she has a joint appointment as a professor in journalism and literature at American University in Washington, D.C.