Marissa Korbel

Writer and Attorney in Portland, Oregon

Marissa Korbel

Writer and Attorney in Portland, Oregon

Marissa Korbel is an award-winning hybrid essayist, poet, interviewer, and creator of the monthly column, The Thread, for The Rumpus. She works as a public interest attorney and writes with Lidia Yuknavitch at Corporeal Writing. From 2013-2015, she produced, and co-hosted the popular Dirty 30-Something podcast.

Marissa's writing has appeared in Harper's Bazaar, Guernica, The Manifest Station, and The Establishment. She has work forthcoming in Bitch Magazine. To see all of her writing in one place, click here.

Marissa is seeking representation for her completed memoir, and is working on a linked essay collection.

  • Work
    • Victim Rights Law Center
  • Education
    • Lewis and Clark Law School
    • Mills College
    • New York University