Marie is the author of the bestselling memoirs, STORKBITES (2003) and CONFESSIONS OF A BI-POLAR MARDI GRAS QUEEN (2009), published under Marie Etienne. Marie has also published THEN THERE WAS LARRY (memoir, 2020) and IN THE MIDDLE OF OTHERWISE (fiction, 2020). She is a member of the Community of Writers at Squaw Valley and has spoken at numerous events. Marie is a master springboard diver, avid reader, and modern wire basket maker. She holds an M.B.A and is an accountant for several San Francisco Bay Area high-tech startups and a global video game company. She and her sons live in California and Boston.