Marina Weiss is from Massachusetts, and lives in Brooklyn.
She's a graduate of Amherst College and New York University's Master of Fine Arts in Poetry, and a doctoral student in clinical psychology at Adelphi University, where she assists with research about recovery from trauma and the computational neuroscience of implicit biases, such as racism.
She has received grants and prizes from the Fulbright Commission, the Academy of American Poets, the Starlight Foundation, the New York University MFA in Creative Writing, Amherst College, The Garden Clubs of America, and Narrative Magazine's 30 Under 30 contest.
Her chapbook, Misprison, was selected for the 2017 Girls Like Us Prize by Aracelis Girmay, and is forthcoming from Rabbit Catastrophe Press (Lexington, Kentucky) in 2018. Her chapbook, Relativity, was a finalist for Phantom Limb Press's Nathan Breitling Prize and for The Atlas Review Chapbook contest in 2015. Her work is published or forthcoming in Tin House; Colorado Review; Gulf Coast; Narrative; Bat City Review; Fjords; No, Dear; Canteen; Parallax; Paper Darts; Phantom Limb; Thrush; Caper; Clapboard House; folly; Brink; 34th Parallel; Painted Bride Quarterly; The Montreal Review; dislocate; and elsewhere.