Marie Scarles is a writer, artist, and educator based in Philadelphia. The recipient of an interdisciplinary fellowship from Rutgers University in Camden, NJ and scholarship support from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, MA, she currently teaches in the Department of English and Communication at Rutgers–Camden, where she received her MFA in Creative Writing. Her critical and creative work can be found in Los Angeles Review of Books, The Believer, Entropy, The Rumpus, Prolit, and Bomb Cyclone, among other publications.