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Interviewed on Plume for Writers Podcast

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I was so happy to receive an email from Sam Tetangco to join an LGBTQ writers roundtable for the Plume: a writer’s podcast, which she co-hosts. I met Sam when we both served on AWP’s LGBTQ Writers Caucus in 2019. She served as the President and I was, surprise, the communications officer. It was a […]

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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 […]