Marie Fiala

Marie Fiala is a second-year student in the MFA in Writing Program at the University of San Francisco. Her critical essay, "An Unflinching Rhetorical Gaze: The Personal Essayist and Disclosure," was published in Issue 2 of Switchback. Marie received her A.B. from Stanford University and her J.D. from Stanford Law School, and is a full-time practicing attorney specializing in complex commercial litigation. She is married and the mother of three children, and lives with her family in Berkeley. She is currently completing a memoir about her experience as the mother of a disabled child. "Inter-Views" is dedicated to the memories of Melissa Sanders and Jane Hall, and to their parents.


Contributions to Switchback

Issue 2 | An Unflinching Rhetorical Gaze: The Personal Essayist and Disclosure

Issue 4 | Inter-Views