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Name: Marie Parks (pronounced ma-REE PARKS)

Pronouns: she/her

Bio (150 words)

Marie Parks (she/her) is a fantasy author exploring themes like social justice, the environment, and found families.

Her debut novel, Unrelenting, was co-written with Jessi Honard and published by Not a Pipe Publishing in 2022. It won the 2022 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards Gay/Lesbian (LGBTQ) title, and was a finalist in two other categories. In addition, it was a finalist in the 2020 Book Pipeline Unpublished Contest in the Sci-Fi/Fantasy category. Marie was also a finalist for the 2021 Futurescapes Award for Most Promising New Author for her unpublished manuscript, Flightless.

Marie grew up in North Carolina, spent a decade in Texas, then traveled full-time in an RV for years. Now, she lives in New Mexico with her dogs, where she loves to camp, hike, play board games, and eat green chile.

Official Images

Marie Parks
Unrelenting cover
Marie Parks
Jessi Honard and Marie Parks (authors of Unrelenting)
Marie Parks with Unrelenting


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