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Rachelle Braido ShekharAuthor: Rachelle Braido Shekhar

Country of residence: United States of America

Nationality: Italian/Irish

Mother tongue: English and Italian

Rachelle Braido Shekhar has an undergraduate degree in International Studies, a graduate degree in Business and a certificate in Creative Writing.  She writes intercultural stories, dialogue and historical fiction.  Travel, cultural exploration, new language acquisition and meeting people inspires her characters and influences her writing.


  • Growing Up Italian

    October 23, 2014 • Personal Essays
    Growing Up Italian

    Personal Essay by Rachelle Braido Shekhar

    I discovered that nothing is sacred or kept from the family when you are Italian. Every pound you gain or lose, acne treatment, menstrual difficulties, intestinal distress, mood swings or fertility disorders are shared and analyzed by everyone, and usually during a meal... Read on...