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Marsh Rose is an author, psychotherapist and college educator. Since her first story appeared in Cosmopolitan Magazine in 1994, her novels and creative nonfiction essays and stories have appeared in a variety of publications. They include:  

  •  "Burning News," in Ink, Hippocampus Books, 2021.

  • “False Memory,” New Millennium Writers, first prize for creative nonfiction, 2018

  • “And Then There Was Dad,” Hippocampus, 2017

  • “Conversation About Cabbage,” This I Believe on NPR, 2009

  • “The Block Party,” San Francisco Chronicle Magazine, 2006

  • “I’m In the Wrong Movie,” Salon.Com, 2001

  • “How I Stopped Watching Life,” guest columnist, San Francisco Chronicle, 1998

  • “My Old Lady Won’t Leave Me Alone,” guest columnist, San Francisco Chronicle, 1998

  • “Safe Ground,” San Francisco Chronicle First Person, 1995. 

  • “Who’s Going to Repair Your Car?  You Are!,” Cosmopolitan Magazine, 1994

Her first novel, Lies and Love in Alaska, was published in 2013

by Coastal Arts Press and her second novel, Escape Routes, was published in 2021 by Sunbury Press. Marsh lives in the northern California wine country. She has a big dog, a small vineyard, sees clients in her private psychotherapy practice and teaches psychology at the local college.

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