Marcia Meier

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Marcia Meier is an author, developmental book editor, writing coach, and publisher of Weeping Willow Books. Her latest book, Face, a Memoir, was published by Saddle Road Press in January 2021. Face was shortlisted for the 2021 Eric Hoffer Book Award grand prize, and won honorable mention in the memoir category. She is the author of five other books, wrote for newspapers for many years, and her freelance articles and poetry have been published in numerous magazines and journals. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and an MFA in creative writing, and continues to teach online writing workshops. Marcia is currently working on a novel and a book of prayers for writers.


Title: Face, A Memoir
Publisher: Saddle Road Press, 2021
Genre: Memoir

At age five, Marcia Meier was hit by a car, losing the left side of her face and eyelid. Over the next fifteen years she underwent twenty surgeries and went on to become a successful journalist. But at midlife her controlled world began to fall apart, and she began a journey into the darkness of her past in order to heal.

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Title: Navigating the Rough Waters of Today’s Publishing World, Critical Advice for Writers from Industry Insiders
Publisher: Quill Driver Books/2010
Genre: Nonfiction

Navigating the Rough Waters of Today’s Publishing World shows both new and experienced writers what’s happening now in fiction and nonfiction book publishing…. Written with clear-cut directions—and filled with advice from the publishing world’s top experts—Navigating is the writer’s must-have guide to getting published in the toughest market ever.

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Anthology: Unmasked, Women Write About Sex and Intimacy After Fifty
♦ Co-Editor
Publisher: Weeping Willow Books, 2017

This collection of essays and poetry is meant to bring sex after fifty for women into the open…. Unmasked will surprise, inform, and—it is hoped—encourage all women of a certain age to (re)discover their sexuality. (Co-edited with Kathleen A, Barry, Ph.D.)

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