Mariel writes poetry, fiction, and essays.
She also fills her days by sending friends snail mail, going for nature strolls and river runs, trying to meditate, and drawing distorted fish.
Her alma maters include Fitchburg State (Master's of Education) and Bard College (Bachelor of Arts in Written Arts & Spanish). She also attended the Southampton Writers Conference in 2014, in Terrance Hayes' workshop.
She lives in Boston with her partner and the occasional mouse.