Department of English

Marni Berger

Adjunct Faculty

Office Location

311 Luther Bonney Hall, Portland



Academic Degrees

  • MFA, Writing, Columbia University, 2012
  • B.A., Human Ecology, College of the Atlantic, 2009


Marni Berger teaches ENG 100 at University of Southern Maine and tutors in writing and executive functioning skills at Maine College of Art. She has taught writing at Manhattanville College and Columbia University, where she earned her MFA in nonfiction writing. She continues to write: Her most recently published short story "Edge of the Road with Lydia Jones" was nominated for a Pushcart Prize (Matador Review), and her short story “Waterside” appeared in Issue 96 of Glimmer Train. Her writing has also appeared at Motherwell, The Manifest-Station, The Common, The Days of Yore, The Millions, Lotus-Eater, COG Magazine, The Critical Flame, Drunk Monkeys, Wilderness House Literary Review, and Fringe Magazine, among others. Her work has been a finalist or received honorable mention in nine Glimmer Train contests and one New Millennium Writings contest. She is currently at work on a novel.