ABOUT MARCELLE SOVIERO

Marcelle Soviero is the author of An Iridescent Life: Essays on Motherhood and Stepmotherhood. Her award winning essays have been published in numerous publications and radio programs including The New York Times, Salon.com, Eating Well, New York Metro, Babble.com, Literary Mama, Upper East Side, Wilton, StepMom, Anderbo, Tiny Lights: A Journal of Narrative Nonfiction, and featured on The Story on National Public Radio.

In August 2012, Marcelle became the Editor-in-Chief of Brain, Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers. Brain, Child, founded in 2000, is the only nationally/internationally distributed literary magazine devoted to mothering. Contributors have included Pulitzer Prize-winning novelists Jane Smiley and Anne Tyler, best-selling author Barbara Ehrenreich, and acclaimed writers Antonya Nelson, Alice Hoffman, and Susan Maushart.

A poet by training, Marcelle is also the author of The Body That Wants, an award winning poetry chapbook. Her poetry has appeared in The Georgetown Review, Northeast Corrider, Calliope,  Ark, Pearl River Review and The River Oak Review, among others. She has also published hundreds of nonfiction articles, including numerous feature and cover stories for Popular Science where she was an editor for seven years. 

Marcelle has an MFA in English/Poetry from New York University and a BA in Creative Studies from Hofstra University. She has lectured at The New School, New York University, and in various libraries, bookstores and school districts nationwide. She is a hospice volunteer and enjoys teaching memoir writing to the elderly at various nursing homes. She lives in Wilton with her husband and five children. To learn more, please go to: www.marcellesoviero.com.