Dawn Marano

Dawn Marano is president and senior editor of Dawn Marano & Associates, an independent editing firm for book-length works of poetry, fiction and nonfiction. Previously she served as an editor at the University of Utah Press, where she published many nationally recognized authors of nonfiction, and is currently an instructor in creative writing through the University of Utah’s Lifelong Learning program. She is a co-author of When We Say We’re Home: A Quartet of Place and Memory, a work of literary nonfiction. Her memoir Trusting the Edge won the Utah Arts Council Original Writing Competition for Nonfiction Book in 2005 and the publication prize in 2006, and her work has been cited among Notable Essays in The Best American Essays.