Rachel Genn is an artist and writer who teaches creative writing at the Manchester Writing School and School of Digital Arts. A neuroscientist by training, she worked at the Institute of Psychiatry in London and was a Royal Society Fellow at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. She was a Leverhulme Artist-in-Residence at University of Sheffield, creating The National Facility for the Regulation of Regret, which spanned installation art, VR, and film (ASFF, 2016; SXSW, 2017). She is author of the novels The Cure (Corsair, 2011) and What You Could Have Won (And Other Stories, 2020). Her work has also appeared in Granta, 3:AM Magazine, Hotel, New Statesman, and other places. She is currently working on a trio of nonfiction projects exploring the neuroscience, art, and experience of longing.