Marie Scarles is a poet and writer based in Philadelphia. She is a proud member of the Rutgers Adjunct Faculty Union (AAUP-AFT-PTLFC), where she currently works as a media and communications specialist.

Marie received a BA from Wesleyan University and an MFA in creative writing from Rutgers. Her essays and poems can be found in Los Angeles Review of Books, The Believer, Entropy, The Rumpus, Prolit, Bomb Cyclone, and elsewhere.