Marcia K. Matthews graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a degree in English with honors. She enjoys gardening, travel and video production. Her poems have appeared in Hawaii Review; Sojourner; and A Wise Woman's Garden; journalism in The Belmont Citizen-Herald; The TAB; Equal Times; and Newburyport Daily News. Take Back the Night, William Morrow, 1980, cited. Fight Back, Cleis Press, 1981, co-author. In addition to books and screenplays, she has written book reviews and script coverage.
She honed her speaking skills at Toastmasters International, and facilitates a writing group.