Marie Baléo is a poet, writer and editor, born in 1990. Her poems, stories, and essays have appeared in Yemassee, Passages North, CutBank, PRISM International, Litro Magazine, Lunch Ticket, Tahoma Literary Review, Rust+Moth, and elsewhere.
Marie's poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction have been nominated for four Best of the Net awards, a Best Small Fictions and the Best Microfiction anthology. In 2020, she was a finalist in the Digging Press chapbook contest.
Marie works as Head of Studies and Publications at a Paris-based think tank on urban innovations and is a Robert Schuman Foundation GGF2035 Fellow at the Global Public Policy Institute. She serves as editor of European geopolitics review Le Grand Continent and edits the flash section of travel literature magazine Panorama: The Journal of Intelligent Travel.
Marie is French and writes in English, her second language. She holds a B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis and an M.A. from Sciences Po. She grew up in Norway and Lebanon and now lives in Paris.