Master of Fine Arts, Fiction Writing, University of California at Irvine, Irvine, California (2007)
Bachelor of Arts, English and Theater Studies, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut (1999)


Marisa Matarazzo is the author of Drenched: Stories of Love and Other Deliriums (Soft Skull, 2010). Her writing has appeared in Ploughshares, The Believer, Fugue, Hobart, Unstuck, and elsewhere. She is an Assistant Professor of Writing at Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles and is currently at work on a novel and a collection of short stories.


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Clients/Employment History:  

  • 2021-Present, Otis College of Art and Design, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Assistant Professor
  • 2016-2020, Otis College of Art and Design, MFA Writing, Assistant Professor
  • 2010-2016, UCLA Extension Writers’ Program, Instructor
  • 2009-2014, The Art Institute of California – Los Angeles, Part-time Faculty
  • 2004-2008, University of California at Irvine Department of English, Lecturer