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Marisca Pichette works in speculative and literary fiction, poetry, and essay. Her writing investigates queerness and marginalized identity, often involving monsters. She is represented by Amy Collins.

Marisca's debut speculative poetry collection, Rivers in Your Skin, Sirens in Your Hair, will come out April 4, 2023 from Android Press. Preorder your copy today!

She has presented critical work at the 42nd and 43rd International Conferences of the Fantastic in the Arts (2021, 2022), and the Once and Future Fantasies Conference (2022). She has sat on panels at the Nebula Conference (2022) and Can*Con (2022).




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Marisca began writing in high school, studying linguistics and crafting languages for her worlds. She earned her BA from Mount Holyoke College in 2019, and graduated from the Stonecoast MFA program in 2021. She lives in Western Massachusetts, where she works with a Montessori school. 

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