Marina Schauffler has more than two decades of experience as a writer, editor and communications consultant. In addition to freelance assignments, she works as managing editor of Wild Seed magazine.

Since 2014, Marina has written the “Sea Change” column in the Maine Sunday Telegram. Her columns are archived on this website and additional articles and writing samples appear on the Portfolio page.

The author of Turning to Earth, Marina holds a Ph.D. in Natural Resources and an MA in English/Creative Nonfiction Writing (both from the University of New Hampshire), and an honors BA from Brown University. Before becoming a freelance writer, Marina worked as a senior planner in state government and as a communications coordinator for a statewide land conservation organization.