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Interviewed on DC Public Library’s Podcast

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When Jenny Cavallero, a D.C.-based comedian, writer, filmmaker, actor, and disabled person, approached me about being interviewed for DCPL’s Access This podcast, I was excited and in awe. Sometimes, the imposter syndrome voice grows louder in my head. Sometimes, I’m able to shush her and remind myself, hey, Marlena, you’ve published books, you’ve been writing […]

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Summer reading

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Looking for some summer reading? I’ve got you covered! Find me and other local writers at these upcoming bookish events: Poets in Protest Reading Series Wednesday, June 12I’m honored to be a featured reader at Poets in Protest Reading Series: LGBTQ+ Pride, along with Chris Thomas, Rasha Abdulhadi, Angel, and Mysfit. The reading is at Loyalty Street […]