Hi there! My name’s Marlena Chertock. I’m a digital storyteller and the poetry editor at District Lit. When I’m not writing, I’m reading sci-fi comics, dreaming of travel and rewatching Kiki’s Delivery Service. This is my creative writing blog, where I post my poems, short stories, essays, thoughts on literature, books I’m reading, movies I see and more.
You can find my articles in Society for Science & the Public, The Washington Post, Marketplace, NBC News, News21, WTOP, and The Writers’ Bloc. My poems and short stories have appeared or are forthcoming in Crab Fat, Dear Robot, The Little Patuxent Review, Paper Darts, The Fem, and Moonsick Magazine. I also keep an online portfolio of my articles and design work.