Marianne Lonsdale writes personal essays, short stories, and literary interviews. She’s slowly cranking out a novel set in Oakland in 1991 about a crazy romance. Her work has been published in the San Francisco Chronicle, Literary Mama, Grown and FlownFiction365, The SunPulse, and has aired on KQED. She is a founding member of the Write On Mamas, a San Francisco Bay Area writers group.

Marianne has read at various events including San Francisco’s Litquake festival, and is honored to be an alumna of the Community of Writers at Squaw Valley.

She lives with her husband, Michael, and son, Nicholas, in Oakland, California.