Marion Winik is the author of eight books of creative nonfiction and poetry. Her forthcoming book, Highs in the Low Fifties (Globe Pequot Press) is scheduled for release in July 2013. Her other works include The Glen Rock Book of the Dead (Counterpoint, 2008); Telling (Random House, 1994), a best-selling collection of personal essays; First Comes Love (Random House, 1996), a memoir now in development for motion-picture release; The Lunch-Box Chronicles (Random House, 1998); Rules for the Unruly (Simon and Schuster, 2001); and Above Us Only Sky (Seal Press, 2005.) She is also the author of two books of poetry.
Winik’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” column appears bi-weekly every Thurday at BaltimoreFishbowl.com, and her essays and articles have been published in The New York Times Magazine, O, Salon, and Real Simple, among others. She was a columnist for Ladies Home Journal from 2008-2011. Her commentaries for All Things Considered are collected on the npr.org website. She reviews books for Newsday, More, and The Los Angeles Times.
Currently teaching writing at the University of Baltimore, Winik was the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Creative Non-Fiction and has been inducted into the Texas Institute of Letters. She has appeared on the Today Show, Politically Incorrect and Oprah.
To learn more about Marion, visit her web site at www.marionwinik.com.
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