Writer Marci Rich's blog, “The Midlife Second Wife,” was honored in 2012 by the Huffington Post (where she's a contributing blogger) as one of the top seven blogs for readers over 50. Among the print and online publications in which her essays, poems, and articles have appeared are the Richmond Times-Dispatch; the Chronicle-Telegram (Elyria, Ohio); the Oberlin Alumni Magazine and the magazine for the Oberlin Conservatory of Music (she edited the latter for 10 years); Silver Kris (Singapore); Katie.com, the website for the Katie Couric show; BlogHer; HumorWriters.org (Erma Bombeck); and the literary journals FIELD, Timbuktu, Synaesthetic and the Abiko Quarterly (Japan), among others. Rich is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Oberlin College, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a concentration in creative writing, and where she won the Academy of American Poets student award. More recently, she studied with author Dani Shapiro at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Rich lives with her husband in Rocky River, Ohio, and is writing a memoir.