Bethany Marcel is a freelance writer living in Portland, Oregon. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in Post Road, Creative Nonfiction, Fiction Advocate, Matador, Motherwell, The Nervous Breakdown, and elsewhere. She has received a residency from the Spring Creek Project and was a finalist for the St. Petersburg Writer-in-Residence position.
She writes creative nonfiction on topics of anxiety, travel, performance, violence and silence—primarily in relation to being a young woman.
As a freelance writer, she offers editing, ghostwriting, and occasional copywriting. She also writes articles and stories about travel and adventure, motherhood, and book reviews.
She is currently working on her first book.