"The lure of wanderlust is as deeply implanted as its opposite, the desire to anchor oneself in a particular place."
"A gorgeous, devastating, liberating collection" (Lavinia Spalding, editor of The Best Women's Travel Writing)
"An astounding, beautiful work" (Bridget Crocker, outdoor travel writer/blogger, adventuresoflittlemama.com)
Her travel stories have appeared more than once in Travelers Tales' annual collections The Best Travel Writing and The Best Women's Travel Writing, as well as in SOL: English Writing in Mexico and Hamilton Stone Review.
Her memoir Silvie’s Life: Biography of a Baby Girl (Zenobia Press, 1995; Gradiva, Lisbon, 2006) has been adopted for medical ethics courses, translated into Portuguese, and optioned for film by Paramount Pictures.
Award-winning short fiction may be found in the anthologies My Father’s Daughter: Stories by Women and Zebulon Nights, and online at East Coast Ink, Boston Literary Magazine, and Mill Valley Literary Review, among others. Marianne Rogoff has won two Marin Arts Council Individual Artist Grants in Fiction.
Read her feature essays and book reviews in The Rumpus, San Francisco Chronicle, and Bloomsbury Review.
Dr. Rogoff teaches Writing & Literature at California College of the Arts and Big History at Dominican University of California. Her guidebook, Remix Perspectives: Transdisciplinary Insights for the Art of Writing, was published by ProQuest in 2013.
During winter and summer breaks Marianne leads Art of the Noun: People, Places, Things, Ideas, weeklong Studio-Workshop trips for writers. She also teaches Weekend Story Intensives and Saturday Salons throughout the year.