“Marisa brings light to everything and everyone she encounters. Humble, graceful, loving, encouraging, understanding, magical, and supportive are all words I would use to describe Marisa and her work.

She brightens my life and thousands of other lives daily. She is one of Thought Catalog’s most loved authors.

I read ‘Somewhere On A Highway’ when I was writing my own book in 2017. Her poetry and rawness encouraged me to keep writing when my vulnerability wanted me to stop.  At the time, I had no idea she would end up encouraging me to publish my own book ‘This Will Set Me Free’ with Thought Catalog Books.

Marisa is true gold. She lifts others up, gives feedback to less established authors to help them grow, and brings an awareness to every day human struggles eloquently. I’d recommend this book, and all past and future work of Marisa, to anyone.”
Kristin Michelle Elizabeth, author of This Will Set Me Free

Kristin Michelle Elizabeth