Marlena Chertock


Marlena Chertock is a poet and digital storyteller. appeared in The Washington Post, Marketplace, Electrical Contractor Magazine, News21, and WTOP. Her poems and short stories have appeared or are forthcoming in The Deaf Poets Society, The Fem, The Little Patuxent Review, Moonsick Magazine, Paper Darts and Wordgathering.

Books by Marlena Chertock


Marlena Chertock grew up crumb-sized, with a rare bone disorder. She uses this skeletal dysplasia and chronic pain as a bridge to scientific poetry, often exploring the rich images in science and medicine, threading genetics, space, and nature into her work. Read more...

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