Rita Dorsch

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Carnegie Mellon University, University Of St Andrews
History Buff, Pop Culture, Old Hollywood
  • Rita has been writing for Grunge Features since 2023 and loves that her passion for history and entertainment can shine through in her pieces.
  • Her favorite story to date is "The Swans: The Real-Life Story Of Truman Capote's Elite Female Circle."
  • She spent time as a writer and presenter for the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, where she created and staged interactive dinosaur shows with giant, lifelike mechanical puppets.


Rita is a writer and educator with more than 10 years' experience in both fields. She began her writing career with an internship at Premiere Magazine. She has since covered entertainment and pop culture for Looper, Grunge, CBR, Crooked Marquee, and The Film Experience. She has also taught writing and theatre for Thiel College, Kent State University, and Penn State University.


Rita earned bachelor's degrees in English and drama from Carnegie Mellon University, where she graduated with honors. She received a master's in creative writing from the University of St Andrews in Scotland, where her dissertation received distinction.
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