I am working on a memoir about my experience as a 25-year-old breast cancer patient. Excerpts have been featured in two literary events; published in WILDFIRE, a digital magazine; and adapted into a short film.
I also focus my writing and public speaking on metastatic breast cancer (MBC) advocacy.
To see more of my writing, please visit my blog: Cancer, you can suck it.
AWARDS & PUBLICATIONS
- Co-Writer of bare, a short film that was selected to be screened at the 9th Annual Lady Filmmakers Film Festival in Los Angeles
- Rebecca Hall. (October 2, 2017). I have stage 4 breast cancer, but I’m not giving up my hope of starting a family. GLAMOUR.
- Rebecca Hall. (October, 2017). Living a fulfilling life despite MBC. WILDFIRE, MBC: Young & Stage IV. Vol 2, No 4.
- Rebecca Hall Dickson. (March 1, 2016). Hair. WILDFIRE, 1: epub.
- Selected to read an original creative nonfiction piece at the Pegasus Physician Writers at Stanford event, Doctors and Patients: What We Learn from Each Other, at Stanford University
- Selected to read an original creative nonfiction piece at the 32nd annual In Celebration of the Muse, a showcase of female authors
- Regular contributor to WILDFIRE‘s yoga column.
- Featured in: Mike Gugat. (Aug 28, 2017). Purpose Your Pain. GÜ-GAT COLLECTIVE.
- Brandi Neal. (October, 2017). What is it like to get breast cancer in your 20s? The film “bare” aims to explore the diagnosis. Bustle.
- Cory Stieg. (October 23, 2017). This short film makes cancer almost uncomfortably relatable. REFINERY29.
- Susan Rahn. (October 27, 2017). Will I still be me? The Underbelly.
PODCAST INTERVIEWS AND PANELS
- Body Kindness with Rebecca Scritchfield. Episode 54: It’s Never Just About the Hair: Metastatic Breast Cancer and Resilience with Bare Short Film Director Kerith Lemon and Co-Writer Rebecca Hall.
- The Other 50%. Episode 70: BARE and Get In Touch.
- The Moms. Episode 31: Breast Cancer Awareness Show.
- GMMB Cancer Advocacy and Policy Panel
- Hair (published in WILDFIRE, adapted into a short film, bare)
- The Ultrasound (featured at Doctors and Patients: What We Learn from Each Other and In Celebration of the Muse)