THIRD PERSON BIO
WRITER, EDITOR, PUBLISHER, TEACHER, COACH
Marcelle Soviero is the founder of Marcelle Ink. She is a writer, editor, teacher, coach and publisher.
She is the owner and Editor-in-Chief of Brain Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers and Brain Teen: The Magazine for Thinking Parents; two literary publications that combined have won more than 29 literary awards, including 11 Pushcart Prizes and nine Best American Essays.
She is the author/editor of An Iridescent Life: Essays on Motherhood (2012), This is Childhood (2016), and Brain Child’s Greatest Hits: Collected Essays to be published in 2019. Her essays have been published in numerous anthologies and magazines including Blended: Writers on the Stepfamily Experience, New York Times, Creative Nonfiction, The Rumpus, The Manifestation, Eating Well, Literary Mama, Salon and The Story on NPR. Her “markets for writers” roundups have been published on Media Bistro.
A poet by training, Marcelle is also the author of The Body That Wants. Her poetry has appeared in The Georgetown Review, Northeast Corridor, Calliope, Ark, Florida Review, Pearl River Review and The River Oak Review, among others. She has also published hundreds of articles, feature stories and cover stories for Brain Child, Brain Teen, Scholastic, and Popular Science where she was an editor for seven years.
Marcelle has an MFA from New York University and a BA in Creative Studies from Hofstra University. She has been a speaker and panelist at numerous writing conferences and institutions including Grub Street, ASJA, AWP, Muse & The Marketplace, Highlights Foundation, Demeter Press Summit, MERCI, Emerson College, The New School, New York University, Momentum and in various libraries, bookstores and school districts nationwide.
Marcelle has been teaching writing for decades, and for the last eight years at Westport Writers Workshop. Her philosophy is to create a super-supportive atmosphere, so students can write their best work, with an emphasis on the craft of writing, the art of revision, and the practice of publishing.
Marcelle lives in Wilton, Connecticut with her husband Eric and five children. She is currently at work on her memoir Born Guilty.