Creating Special Interest Magazines with Author Marcelle Soviero on Women Entrepreneurs Radio™

Topic: Creating Special Interest Magazines

Marcelle Soviero is the author of An Iridescent Life: Essays on Motherhood and Stepmotherhood. She is also the co-Editor of This is Childhood.

Her award winning essays have been published in numerous publications and radio programs including The New York Times,, Eating Well, New York Metro,, Brain, Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers, 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 an award winning literary magazine devoted to mothering.

Its most recent awards include a 2014 Apex award for best overall publication, and a 2014 best overall design award from Bookbuilders of Boston. Each issue of Brain, Child contains news, debates, an in-depth feature article, essays, short fiction and more. Contributors have included Pulitzer Prize-winning novelists Jane Smiley and Anne Tyler, best-selling author Barbara Ehrenreich, and acclaimed writers Cheryl Strayed, Emily Rapp, Antonya Nelson, Alice Hoffman, and Susan Maushart.

Marcelle is also a private writing coach. Writers Marcelle has worked with have been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, Salon, Creative Nonfiction, Brain, Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers and NPR.

She is also the Host of Carousel, a 22-year running interview style TV and Internet radio show. 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 Corridor, 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 Emerson College, 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.

Wednesday September 10th 2014 8pm EDT
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