Racheline Maltese is a performer and storyteller focused on themes of sex, gender, desire and mourning. Her training includes a journalism degree from The George Washington University, as well as acting and directing coursework at the Atlantic Theater Company Acting School (New York City) and the National Institute of Dramatic Art (Sydney, Australia). She wrote The Book of Harry Potter Trifles,Trivias and Particularities (Sterling and Ross, 2007) and also works as an independent scholar focused on pop culture topics through her affiliation with The Society of Friends of the Text.
Racheline’s fiction, non-fiction and poetry has appeared in numerous outlets, and she is a regular speaker on pop-culture topics at fan and academic conferences. Racheline also voiced Desire and Delirium in a benefit performance of Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman for the CBLDF. Her professional affiliations include the Screen Actors Guild, the National Coalition of Independent Scholars, the Pop Culture Association and Broad Universe.
She is also a co-founder of Treble Entendre, a musical theater production company dedicated to musicals with subtext that makes you want to sing, while with Kali Basu she is currently writing a novel and developing a couple of screenplays.
Racheline lives in New York City with her partner; sometimes she sleeps.