is an intern for The Millions. She was born in Los Angeles and is currently earning her MFA in Creative Nonfiction at The New School. Her work can be found at thenewyorker.com and at her blog, rachelhurn.blogspot.com. Follow Rachel on Twitter @rachelmariehurn.
“As with the Byromania, the Byrophobia was the result of the sheer gravitational weight of a fame that had the power to distort everything around it.” Andrew McConnell Stottwrites about Lord Byron’s celebrity in Lapham’s Quarterly.