Marie Southard Ospina

Journalist/plus-size fashion blogger/eternal child, covering lifestyle, literature, body positivity and tales of real people.

Marie is a professional journalist, blogger and essayist. Her writing has appeared in publications such as Bustle, SimplyBe,, Marie Claire, Volup2, iVillage, VIVA Lifestyle and RollingGlobe Media. She graduated New York University in 2013 with a double major in Journalism and Spanish Literature, and is now pursuing an MA in Modern and Contemporary Literature and Culture at the University of York, with a dissertation focus on American drug fiction and its ties to notions of the American Dream. Her greatest loves in the field are creative nonfiction, essay writing and immersive journalism out of an enjoyment for telling tales of real people with real stories. She actively covers lifestyle, entertainment, literature and fashion.

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