Coming from Western Maryland, Marie is currently an undergraduate student at St. Mary's College of Maryland. She is studying to receive her Bachelor's degree in English with a double minor in Philosophy and Political Science. Her short stories and poetry have been published multiple times in AVATAR. Marie argues for the power in the words we use; they should be cherished, celebrated, and understood. She believes that connecting with others through conversation and discussion is important because "that is the only way to truly understand and thrive in our everyday experiences."