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Marisa Mangani's Biography

Member Info

Sarasota, Florida
Married
May 2010

Born and raised in Hawaii, as an executive chef I travelled and worked the US as well as Canada and Australia. Now my day job is designing commercial kitchens, which supports my writing habit; I write every morning from 5:30 to 6:30. Recently I co-wrote Sharkman of Cortez, a memoir of a former commercial shark fisherman  and am concluding my own memoir, Stepping into the Water.

Influences

Mary Karr, John D. Macdonald, Harlen Cobin, Elizabeth Gilbert, Alice Siebold, Carl Hiaasen

Upcoming Works

Sharkman of Cortez, Stepping into the Water

Recommended Links

Publishers

Snow in Sarasota Publishing

Interests & Hobbies

Reading, Florida gardening, orchids, travel