Loft Program Manager, Awards and Events
Marion is a graduate of Hamline University with a degree in, not surprisingly, English with a concentration in creative writing. As a program manager of awards, she manages the Mentor Series Fellowship in Poetry and Creative Prose, the Mirrors and Windows Mentorship, and the McKnight Fellowship as well as the series of classes for writers of color and Indigenous writers. She has been awarded grants from the Minnesota State Arts Board, Intermedia Arts and the Loft Literary Center. Her work has appeared in La Bloga, Mizna, Waterstone Review, Saint Paul Almanac among others and is a member of the Latinx spoken word collective Palabristas.