Marlena Chertock is a digital storyteller. She is the Alumni Communications Associate at the Society for Science & the Public and the poetry editor at District Lit.
She’s obsessed with design and interactive graphics, features, social media, science, arts and poetry. When not writing, she’s reading sci-fi comics, doodling trees and rewatching Kiki’s Delivery Service.
Her articles have appeared in The Washington Post, Marketplace, NBC News, News21, WTOP, and The Writers’ Bloc. Read her clips.
Her poems and short stories have appeared or are forthcoming in Cacti Fur, Crab Fat, Dear Robot, The Little Patuxent Review, Paper Darts, Straight Forward Poetry, and The Syzygy Poetry Journal. Read her creative writing.