Marisca lives in Western Massachusetts, where she grew up exploring the woods and fields around her home. She started her career as a museum educator and has worked with independent theatre and arts organizations for years. She currently works with a Montessori school.
Marisca has received awards for her work, including the Anne Singer Memorial Award, Louise Sproule Prize, and Robert P Sibley Prize. Her stories have been short-listed for the Defenestrationism !Short Story Contest! and the Al Blanchard Award. Her story, "Before Us," was included in Paul Jessup's monthly short story roundup.
Marisca began writing in high school, studying linguistics and crafting languages for her worlds. She received her BA from Mount Holyoke College in 2019, and is currently studying Popular Fiction in the Stonecoast MFA program.