MFA University of California, Irvine; BA Yale University. Author of the collection Drenched: Stories of Love and Other Deliriums. Her work has appeared in Faultline, Hobart, Fivechapters, Unstuck, and elsewhere. She has taught at UCLA Extension and UC Irvine.
Marisa will be reading from her work and speaking at Scripps College on October 8th.
Marisa was a Fiction Judge for the PEN Center USA Literary Awards—selecting a winner and two finalists from a competitive pool of novels and collections of short stories published in 2017.
At AWP in Tampa, Marisa and served on a panel that addressed faculty diversity in the classroom.