Marion Winik

Author, Humorist, Book Reviewer

Marion Winik is the author of six books of creative nonfiction, including the New York Times Notable Book First Comes Love, Telling, The Lunch-Box Chronicles, Rules for the Unruly, Above Us Only Sky and The Glen Rock Book of the Dead, and two volumes of poetry. Her work has appeared in such publications as The New York Times Magazine, The Baltimore Sun, Salon, More and Newsday, and her commentaries for "All Things Considered are collected at She writes a column at

She is a professor at the University of Baltimore and was named “Best Humorist” in Baltimore Magazine’s annual Best of Baltimore list in 2013. For more information, go to