Rachel Vigier is the author of Gestures of Genius: Women, Dance, and the Body, and of a book of poetry On Every Stone (Pedlar Press, 2002). She is an alumna of the Nikolais/Louis Dance Lab, where she studied with Hanya Holm, Alwin Nikolais, and Murray Louis. Rachel Vigiers poetry has been featured on CBC and online at Verse Daily. Her work has also appeared in Barrow Street, The Cortland Review, The Malahat Review, and in an anthology of writings, September 11, 2001: American Writers Respond (Etruscan Press, 2002). She lives in New York City with her family.