Rachel Melis is an Associate Professor of Book Arts and Foundations at the College of Saint Benedict & Saint John's University in central Minnesota. She received her B.A. at Grinnell College and her M.F.A. at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She creates fine press and one-of-a-kind artist's books, children's books, prints, drawings, installations, and broadsides (work for the College of Saint Benedict Literary Arts Institute can be viewed here).