Marcia Trahan is a freelance editor and teacher based in Vermont. A graduate of the Bennington Writing Seminars’ MFA program, Marcia has published work in literary journals such as Fourth Genre, Full Circle, Anderbo, and Clare. Another essay on illness and recovery is slated for the upcoming LaChance Publishing anthology, Women Reinvented. She is working on the final draft of a memoir in essays, The Most Livable City. To learn more, please visit

In answer to our question of why she writes, Marcia responded:

“I write because I’m looking for the truth. I publish in order to find communion. If I can help readers feel less alone, then my work isn’t just about me: It’s about all of us.”







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