Marina Weiss is from Massachusetts, and lives in East Harlem.

She's a graduate of Amherst College and New York University's Master of Fine Arts in Poetry.

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, 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. 

Her reviews and interviews have been published in Weird SisterBoston Review, KGB Bar Lit Journal, and Explosion-Proof, where she was poetry editor.