Marina Schauffler has more than two decades of experience as a writer, editor and communications consultant. For writing samples, please see the columns archived on this site and 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.