About

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

Since 2014, Marina has written the column “Sea Change,” which ran every other week in the Maine Sunday Telegram for four years and now goes to papers statewide through the Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting. Her columns are archived on this website; additional 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.