Natalie Marino is a poet, writer and physician. She was nominated for the Pushcart Prize in 2021 and 2022. Her work appears in Eastern Iowa Review, Gigantic Sequins, Olit Magazine, Peatsmoke Journal, Plainsongs, Pleiades, Rust and Moth, and elsewhere. Her chapbook Under Memories of Stars is forthcoming from Finishing Line Press (June 2023). She lives in California.