Memoir Editing, Fiction Editing: Marcia's Bio

Marcia Trahan is an editor with 15 years' experience helping writers reach their creative goals. She earned a bachelor of arts in psychology from the University of Vermont and a master of fine arts in writing and literature from Bennington College. 

A lifelong writer, Marcia's essays and poetry have appeared in numerous publications, including Fourth Genre, apt, Clare, Anderbo, Blood Orange Review, Connotation Press, Kansas City Voices,  and the LaChance Publishing anthology Women Reinvented: True Stories of Empowerment and Change. "Bloodletting," a post-cancer narrative, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Her work has twice received honorable mention in the New Millennium Writing Awards.

Marcia is the author of MERCY, a memoir about medical trauma and true crime obsession, forthcoming from Barrelhouse Books in spring 2020. She lives in South Burlington, Vermont, with her partner, Andy, and their crazed feline companion, Bela.